brake drum


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brake drum

n.
A metal cylinder to which pressure is applied by a braking mechanism in order to arrest rotation of the wheel or shaft to which the cylinder is attached.

brake drum

n
(Automotive Engineering) the cast-iron drum attached to the hub of a wheel of a motor vehicle fitted with drum brakes. See also brake shoe

brake′ drum`


n.
a narrow metal cylinder, fixed to a rotating shaft or wheel, against which brake shoes or brake bands act.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake drum - a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakesbrake drum - a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
cylinder - a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
Translations
jarrurumpu

brake drum

ntamburo del freno
References in periodicals archive ?
In figure 1B, the S-cam has rotated as a result of the air brake actuator such that it presses the shoes that support the brake lining against the brake drum, resulting in increased friction and braking.
ARI-HETRA has introduced the WSBL2000 heavy-duty brake drum and disc lathe, designed specifically for truck and trailer wheels.
The brake drum replacement procedures in the IETM are being revised to make this requirement a little more clear.
In addition, their specialized metalbond abrasives, manufactured in-house, are perfect for use in their brake drum tooling machinery used to process these drums.
Before you went to the field, you always had to check the brake drum on the lower left end of the Roto-Baler.
The Michigan-based company worked hand in hand with Army researchers to produce an aluminum brake drum that weighs about half as much as its cast-iron equivalent.
One and the Brake Drum Foundry - The Central "Works are due to close by the end of the year, and it is the 450 jobs of the men employed that are being discussed.
At Webb Wheel, each machining cell can be programmed with the entire work cycle for the particular hub or brake drum being produced.
Mr Parker, 50, was driving along a motorway when his front tyre and brake drum fell off.
A Mitsubishi Fuso team checked the partially burned vehicle and said the fire was probably caused by a cracked brake drum of the left front wheel, investigators said.