The friction material of brake pads contains up to 65% metallic components, depending on the type. Primarily, copper, brass, and iron are used. The black filler material made ….

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…. of synthetic and natural resins incorporates fibers of rubber, glass, and carbon. Asbestos was also used until 1990. When the brake pad presses against the disc, temperatures of up to 800°C are reached. The hot abrasion deposits on the wheel rim. If not cleaned regularly, the residue burns firmly.

Our recommendation:

  • Treat the rims with a cleaner that removes metal residue.
  • Work the cleaner in with a soft brush or a brush.
  • Apply a sealant - prevents dirt from adhering.