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disc brake
disc brake system

disc brake

also disk brake
n.
A brake in which the friction is caused by a set of pads that press against a rotating disk.

disc brake

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of brake in which two calliper-operated pads rub against a flat disc attached to the wheel hub when the brake is applied

disc′ brake`


n.
a brake system in which a disc attached to a wheel is slowed by the friction of brake pads being pressed against the disc by a caliper.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disc brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake padsdisc brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads
brake disk - a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads
brake pad - one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk
hydraulic brake, hydraulic brakes - brake system in which a brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinder; brake fluid then applies great force to the brake pads or shoes
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This led to an increasing penetration of disc brakes segment over that of drum brakes; the Brake System Market for automotive has now reached a point where the disc brake market is a dominant segment.
Auto Business News-September 23, 2015--Suzuki to equip naked Gixxer and faired Gixxer SF with rear disc brake
Mated to 5-speed manual transmission, the new bike gets 300 mm dual-disc brakes at the front and a 230 mm disc brake at the rear.
Federal-Mogul has received two previous Automotive News PACE Awards - for the Monosteel([R]) Piston (2006) and Wagner([R]) ThermoQuiet([R]) One-Piece Disc Brake Pad (2003); and two honorable mentions for FLAT-INSTALL[TM] Crankshaft Seal (2006) and LEM([R]) (Liquid Elastomer Molded) Gasket (2006).
Joe Plomin, vice president of International Operations at Meritor, said, 'We are investing USD58m in air disc brake capabilities at our technical centre of excellence and manufacturing facility in Cwmbran, United Kingdom.
This facility will allow machining - The bores of the wheel hubs, : - Bores hubs with disc brake discs, : - The hub bores brake disks diskless : - The hub bores crowns axle with crown : - The hub bores crowns axle without a crown.
11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The European region is the second-largest market in terms of vehicle production across the globe, and this has strengthened its position in the disc brake market.
The bike has an orange frame, sharp body panels with bold graphics, riding modes, traction control, ABS brakes, a top-of-the-line Brembo made radial mounted monobloc calliper, twin 320mm disc brakes at the front and a single rear disc brake.
Bo Annvik, CEO and President, Haldex said: Per-Erik Kronqvist has been instrumental in leading the development of the Air Disc Brake product line and brings valuable technical and program management experience to this position.
But the concept is more akin to splitting a ventilated disc brake in half, gutting the fins, and placing a pair of pads in the void.