Even in muddy and sandy conditions, SI brake pads ensure long life. Motocross riders, endurance riders and quad bike enthusiasts need look no further: SI brake pads (Sinter Offroad) is what you need. These specific brake pads are fixed on a bronze coloured steel carrier plate.
The name gives it away: sintered metal, supplemented with a small amount of binder, is the main component of this type of brake pad. Sintering is the pressing together of ground, shredded metal, often copper, bronze or a mixture of these. This is done under high pressure, at high temperature. A solid mass, which forms the brake pad, is the final result. Mixed metals are well suited for wider applications and street use. Blocks to which carbon has been added - resistant to extreme temperatures - deliver better results in high-performance conditions such as those found on the race track. Sintered brake pads are not as soft as standard organic ones. More power at the brake lever is a logical consequence. The corrosive substance released during braking requires you to clean the rims of the motorcycle regularly. For intensive use, high braking demands or really performance-oriented conditions, sintered brake pads are recommended.