Disc brakes are the most popular form of braking mechanism
Disc brakes or drum brakes? A vital question on road for every driver. The disc brakes are surely the most popular braking mechanism around the globe. How does the system work in a disc braking mechanism? Here is a video, showing the entire braking mechanism of a disc brake system through animation. Check to learn.
The disc braking system consists of a braking disc, a braking caliper which comes with pistons with brake pads on the inner end meeting the braking disc. Whenever the brake pedal is applied, the brake fluid inside the piston creates pressure to the brake pads and the pads create pressure on the disc, which is placed on the wheel, ending the car to stop to a halt.