Brake Pad Friction Material: Organic vs Ceramic

Resources The conversation continues about organic vs ceramic brake pads.  Which brake pad is better?   Organic Brake Pads Many new cars come with organic brake pads as original equipment today. The benefits are many: Organic Pads are quiet. They do not contain any metal to scrape against the brake rotors. Organic Pads provide a comfortable … Read more

Brake Pad Friction Material: Ceramic

Resources Understanding the advantages of various friction materials allows you to choose the right material for your vehicle’s brakes. The use of clay and porcelain for brake pad friction material is recent. The innovation of combining ceramics bound to copper flakes happened in the 1980s. This development addressed customer complaints about semi-metallic brake pads. These … Read more