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Different Types of Brake Pads

Different Types of Brake Pads

Different types of brakes pad are available, and knowing the right one for you is the most crucial thing. While searching for the best brake pads, there are multiple factors to consider. This blog provides a summary of the best types of brakes and how they fit in your specific car. Pad Type The three most commonly used pad types are organic(non-metallic), semi-metallic, and ceramic. Non-metallic This is the softest form of brake pad and comprises of resins, rubbers, and glasses. This model is soft on brakes but wears out quickly. This makes them ineffective for anything rather than daily road driving, which makes them non-preferable on most occasions. Similarly, they are easily covered with dust particles which can become a bit of pain. The best alternative for organic pads is Kevlar pads, which are expensive and perform better than organic pads. Semi-metallic These are the most common braking pads used in modern cars. The semi-metallic pads combine metals and synthetics to form ... read more

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