brake pad


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brake pad

n.
A flat block that presses against the disk of a disc brake.

brake pad

n
(Automotive Engineering) the flat metal casting, together with the bound friction material, in a disc brake
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake pad - one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk
disc brake, disk brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
Translations
pastilla de frenos
jarrupala
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OLDER or damaged brains could regain their ability to form lasting memories if an enzyme which acts as a brake pad is lifted from a key gene, scientists found.
Brake pad replacement is the most common repair job for automotive brake systems as brake pads are designed to wear out.
An aspect of high performance brake design that has remained strikingly empirical is that of determining the correct sizing of the brake pad - in terms of both area and volume - to match well with a high performance vehicle application.
Buy the same type of brake pad that was installed at the factory--the auto parts store has that information.
Check brake pad thickness at least as frequently as at each oil change.
In 2007, the EPA cleaned up the abandoned automotive brake pad manufacturing facility and the settlement announced today repays the EPA for a large portion of that work.
According to reports, during warranty service on a Sonic that was part of a car rental fleet, it was discovered that a brake pad was missing.
A TEESSIDE-BASED brake pad manufacturer has announced plans to create almost 70 jobs after securing funding towards its pounds 2m expansion plan.
When the brake pedal is pressed, the electric motors move the brake pad over a series of rollers located on the wedge-shaped surface.
On a brake pad plate, the process holds a tolerance of +/- 0.
A THE most probable cause is what is known as brake pad chatter.
The wollastonite provides reinforcement, while the Tripoli permits the compound to scour or scrub the mating metal surfaces, keeping them clean and polished without scoring, thereby providing a fresh solid surface on which the brake pad or block can act.