If you are a brake pad consumer, you may only care about how to replace brake pads. However, for a brake pad importer, distributor or buyer, they are more care about how the brake pads are manufactured and what the most important process for a brake pad is in manufacturing.
The post below can help you to learn basic procedures how brake pad are manufactured.
1, Raw friction material
Friction material is the most important for a brake pad. The different factories have their own formula.The formula determines the quality of the products. According to the classification, there are mainly 4 kinds of formulas. Metallic, semi-metallic, ceremic, NAO disc pad formula.(Click here to learn more about disadvantage and advantage of different brake pad formula)
There are many kinds of back plates for disc brake pads, hole back plate, wire mesh back plate, cast iron back plate, NRS back plate. Learn more about steel back plates types of brake pads, click here.
In order to get a clean back plate without oil and rust, the back plate must be shot blasting before using. then apply glue on the steel back plate surface.
3, Hot press process
Forming friction materials into a brake pad. Adhering of backing plate with friction material by heat and pressure
After curving, the formed friction material can reach an ideal brake performance. This is a key process.
5, Grooving,slotting and chamfering on the brake pad.
To fit the disc brake rotors well. Reduce noise and improve dust.
Spraying the powder on brake pad. Automatic painting production line.
8，Disc brake pad / brake pad shim MARKING and installing
9, Shrinkage package.
The above is all the steps of the brake pad manufacturing process. If you want to learn more about brake pad, you could visit our web site www.powertech-auto.com
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