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brake pad

n.
A flat block that presses against the disk of a disc brake.

brake pad

n
(Automotive Engineering) the flat metal casting, together with the bound friction material, in a disc brake
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake pad - one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk
disc brake, disk brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
Translations
pastilla de frenos
jarrupala
References in periodicals archive ?
This can occur if brake pads are worn excessively on one side.
Brake pads that require to be replaced will make a screeching sound when you stop the car.
com)-- According to TechSci Research report, "US Automotive Brake Pads, Shoes & Lining Market, By Vehicle Type, By Demand Category, By Brake Type Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2011-2021," US automotive brake pads, shoes & linings market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 4% during 2016-2021, on account of increasing emphasis on raising vehicle safety standards coupled with growing production as well as sales of vehicles.
Methods for Sizing Brake Pads for High Performance Brakes," SAE Int.
Check your brake pads - worn brake pads equal rubbish brakes.
Since you don't have access to an on-car lathe and probably don't own a brake micrometer, just plan on buying new rotors and brake pads.
The numbers represent the amount of life left on the brake pads.
Also, the glaze that was built up on the brake pads during initial conditioning is renewed through use.
Additionally, the EPA identified and disposed of approximately 70 tons of asbestos-containing material generated from the grinding of brake pads.
For another thing, lower quality can mean health hazards as it was recently shown that Chinese brake pads sold to Iran include asbestos that is banned in the West.
Bike brakes must be checked regularly and sandpaper should be used to take the shiny coating from brake pads, as glazed brake pads are not fully functional.
31 -- The American automobile major General Motors has reportedly announced that it will recall nearly 4,300 of its 2012 Chevrolet Sonics to check for missing brake pads.