Safe Braking Pop Quiz

What attachment method creates the strongest bond between the friction material and backing plate?





What surface treatment on a backing plate is the most effective at resisting corrosion?





Delamination of the friction material can be caused by:





Which is NOT part of a brake pad?






What is the most likely cause of new brakes producing a bad smell?





What is the best way to prevent the bad brake smell after the pads have been replaced?








  • Steve Johnston

    There is no adjuster on a “brake pad”, your answer is incorrect!
    Powder coating is great, but the friction of the brake shoe against the powder coating can wear the coating into a groove and bind the action of the brake shoe that is supposed to move against the rubbing pads on the backing plate when actuated.