How Brake Pads are Made
- Published: 03 July 2019
- Brake pad replacement? Ever wonder how to make brake pads? Usually I show you a DIY like how to replace brake pads, but in this video I show you how brake pads are made!
Brake pads from this factory: https://www.NRSbrakes.com/nrs-chrisfix/
To make brake pads, we start out with raw pickled and oiled steel. The steel gets stamped into a brake pad backing plate which gets analyzed to make sure it meets OEM specifications. Next the brake pad backing plate goes to the NRS press to get a mechanical attachment. Then the backing plates get galvanized and finally brake pad friction material is added. The manufacturer can add and friction material they want such as semi-metallic, organic, or ceramic friction material. Lastly the shim is made and installed on the brake pad and they can be sent to testing! When it is all said and done, I took the brake pads we made and installed them on my truck with new brake rotors!
The company that let me film in their factory is giving all of my fans 20% off their brakes using the code "20off" at checkout. I do not make any money from this! They are doing this to get you guys to try out their new technology brake pads and I will always share a discount to help my subscribers. Here is the link: https://www.NRSbrakes.com/nrs-chrisfix/
How to replace your own brake pads and rotors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RQ9UabOIPg
How to Replace Drum Brakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5j3sKgNoEs
Drum to Disc Conversion: Still working on this video
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