Disc Brake: Basics, Main Parts, Advantages, Disadvantages and Preference

Fig: Disc Brake of Bike Basics of Disc Brake: A disc brake is a type of braking system in automobiles that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of brake pads against the rotor/disc to create friction and reduce the motion of vehicle or to completely stop it. When braking action occurs the kinetic energy is directly converted into heat energy and heat is directly dissipated to the atmosphere. The disc braking system works on the principle of pascal law according to which “ the confined liquid transmits pressure without loss equally…

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