Volvo Amazon brake parts 

Volvo Amazon/1800 ceramic front brake pads 1-circuit View larger

Volvo Amazon/1800 ceramic front brake pads 1-circuit




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Ceramic pads 


+ Quieter than semi-metallic pads - emit noises that are above the range of human hearing 
+ Produce finer, lighter-colored brake dust which does not stick to wheels 
+ Longer lifespan than organic or semi-metallic pads 
+ Do not wear as much on the rotors as the other pads do
+ Stable under a wide range of temperatures for consistent performance 


- Typically the most expensive type of brands
- Do not produce as much cold bite as semi-metallic pads - may not be ideal in extremely cold climates 
- Do not absorb heat as well as semi-metallic pads which can increase brake system temperatures 
- Good all-around braking characteristics but were never designed as heavy duty/racing brake pads