How Do I Know a Ceramic or Semi-Metallic?

Answer There are two major types of brake pads: ceramic and semi-metallic. Generally speaking, ceramic brake pads offer better performance because they are quieter and cause less heat from friction. Howev... Read More »

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Ceramic Brake Pads Vs. Semi-Metallic?

The braking system is one of the most important parts of an automobile. Brakes are integral to vehicle safety as well as performance. Like most vehicle systems, brakes also require occasional servi... Read More »

Can You Replace Semi-Metallic Brake Pads With Ceramic?

There are many variables to consider before replacing your brake pads. Vehicles are manufactured with a specific type of brake pads and almost all vehicle manufactures strongly recommend replacing ... Read More »

Organic Vs. Semi-Metallic Brake Pads?

There are marked differences in the compounds and stopping ability of organic and semi-metallic brake pads, according to auto mechanic Austin C. Davis. Organic and semi-metallic brake compounds hav... Read More »

How to Remove the Squeak in Semi Metallic Brake Pads?

There are four basic types of brake pads used on today's vehicles. Semi metallic pads, ceramic pads, organic pads, and low metal NAO pads, make up the choices when looking for new brakes. There are... Read More »