What Is the Difference in Ceramic & Non-Ceramic Brake Pads?

Answer Brake pads and shoes have come to be marketed just like any other automotive component, with slick ad campaigns, performance claims and reliability promises. This is evident in brake pad and shoe c... Read More »

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What ceramic is used in brake pads?

The common forms of ceramic brakes are silicon carbide and carbon-reinforced silicon carbide. The latter is most often used because it has a white color and the dust it forms is difficult to see. T... Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Ceramic Brake Pads?

Brake pads are critical parts of a vehicle's braking system. Brake pads provide the gripping force that slows down and ultimately stops a vehicle's movement. Although brake pads come in many differ... Read More »

Ceramic Brake Pads Versus Asbestos Brake Pads?

Historically all brake pad formulations were based on asbestos. Health concerns over exposure to asbestos, combined with increased brake-system performance standards, have caused a decline in the u... Read More »

Raybestos Ceramic Brake Pads Vs. Factory Pads?

Raybestos ceramic brake pads are an upgrade to the factory pads in several ways. Longer service life, reduced dusting and quiet operation are where Raybestos ceramic pads shine. Before you make th... Read More »