What are 3 types of brake rotors?

Let’s review the four primary brake rotor types.

  • Blank & Smooth. Blank and smooth rotors are the most common rotor type for passenger vehicles, like most standard sedans.
  • Drilled. Drilled rotors have a series of holes drilled in spiraling patterns across the surface.
  • Slotted.
  • Drilled & Slotted.

Can I use any rotors with Shimano brakes?

All shimano calipers and rotors are cross compatible. There is actually only very few brand rotors on the market that dont work with shimano.

Are all brake rotors compatible?

Generally, disk brake rotors of same diameter are thought of as cross-compatible, but there are some edge cases when this might not be true: Rotor thickness might not be the same across manufacturers and disk brake calipers might be designed with thicker/thinner rotor in mind.

What rotors are made in Japan?

DIXCEL is the high performance brake pad and rotor brand from Japan.

Is it OK to use SRAM rotors with Shimano brakes?

Condensed answer: SRAM rotors can be used with Shimano disc brakes. The diameter of the rotors should match the system’s settings. The rotors have to be compatible with the wheel’s hub too.

Are all centerlock rotors compatible?

No. The center lock spline on the hub is the same, only the lock ring is different. Lock rings used on QR hubs used a cassette tool to remove.

Can you use any brand rotor with disc brakes?

The brand of brake doesn’t matter. The only variables you should care about are: Rotor diameter. You should probably get the same size as the old one; for a different size, you’ll need an adapter to reposition the brake calipers.

Can I use any rotor with disc brakes?

You can use any rotor you like with any brake, within reason. Some rotors have narrower brake tracks than others, i.e. Shimano, but generally, it’s just a metal disk.

Where are EBC rotors made?

All EBC rotors are British made and precision machined in the UK. Made from high-quality gray iron, all of their products have gone through extensive testing and their rigorous quality control ensures a quality product time after time.