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Better friction - flat or gapped surfaces?
Posted to Technical Theory Forum on 12/17/2021 55 Replies

Maybe we can stir the pot a bit here with this simple question.

Why are tires all ribbed and brake pads are all flat?

more contact surface means more friction right? So we get the most effect in general with pads that maximize contact.

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