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Momentum USA Unveils AmeriPlatinum Max Duty Brake Pads

AmeriPlatinum Max Duty brake pads will provide three levels of protection for fleet, emergency service and other severe-duty requirements.

Help Customers Gain Performance by Replacing Brake Pad Hardware

The small parts of brake pad hardware can make a difference in overall performance.

How to Spot Brake Pad System Failures

Typically, the main culprit of friction material separation is corrosion. How do you spot it?

NRS Adds 12 Part Numbers for 2015-2021 Vehicle Models

NRS has added 12 new part numbers for 2015-2021 Tesla, Ford, Ram, Jeep, Toyota, Nissan and Kia vehicles to its galvanized brake pad product line. NRS says its galvanized brake pads feature patented NRS friction attachment technology, which adds to the part’s longevity and durability. The chart below includes NRS’s new part numbers, availability, plate

NRS galvanzied brake pads
What Does The Three Leaf Symbol Mean On Brake Pads?

If you are a shop owner or technician, you most likely have seen the three-leaf symbol on the side of a box of brake pads. But do you know what it means and why it’s there? In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we will answer those questions and more. The controversy that

The Real Cost of Cheap Brake Pads

When you look at brake pads these days, corners are being cut and products are being generalized to a highly diverse market. In this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video, we’ll tell you how to spot poor-quality brakes and what you can do about it. When we talk about brake pads, the “good enough”

The Evolution of Brake Pad Materials

There have been a lot of changes over the years to brake pad materials and manufacturing methods. We delve into the evolution of brake materials, in this Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio video. Back in the day, there were only two prominent friction material families – semi-metallics and non-asbestos organics. Semi-metallics were known for

The Brake Pad Copper Controversy

The controversy around copper in brake pads actually started with fish. If you’ve knit your eyebrows together confused, let me explain: Fish find their way to their homes through smell. Over time, biologists realized that copper in the water could short circuit this critical sense fish used to find home. Then, they started to look

NRS Brakes Launches Brake Pads for Ford and Lincoln Models

NRS Brakes recently launched new galvanized brake pads designed exclusively for the following makes and models: 2017-2020 Ford Fusion, 2015-2020 Ford Edge, 2017-2019 Ford Escape, 2017-2019 Lincoln Continental, 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX, 2018-2020 Lincoln MKZ and the 2019-2020 Lincoln Nautilus.

NRS Brakes Releases Brake Pads for Smaller Kia, Hyundai SUVs

The company will offer galvanized brake pads for the Hyundai Venue and the Kia Soul.

Continental Releases ATE Plastilube Brake Lubricant

Formulated to reduce brake pad noise, Continental says ATE Plastilube also provides protection against corrosion for caliper guide surfaces.

ZF Aftermarket Releases Two New Brake Pad Product Lines

ZF Aftermarket has released two new brake pad product lines under the TRW brand – TRW Ultra and TRW Pro.