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drum brake
drum brake system

drum brake

n.
A brake in which the friction is caused by a set of shoes that press against the inner surface of a rotating drum.

drum brake

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of brake used on the wheels of vehicles, consisting of two pivoted shoes that rub against the inside walls of the brake drum when the brake is applied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoedrum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
brake drum, drum - a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
brake shoe, skid, shoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
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
Translations

drum brake

n (Aut) → freno a tamburo
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According to type, brakes are classified into disk brake and drum brake.
The KTR-STOP TBT drum brake is available in seven sizes.
Critically, disc brakes also maintain brake efficiency even at 700[degrees]C, whereas drum brake have a maximum capacity of 250[degrees]C.
SureStop Drum Brake affords EMH Wire Rope Hoist users an optional failsafe safety device that stops loads when monitored parameters exceed safe operating condition limits.
I'd had my suspicions about the brakes when I spotted a single disc on the front and a drum brake on the rear.
This metal bike has a lightweight frame, drum brake and is suitable from 18 months.
This feels great since the Aquila is equipped with a drum brake at the rear, which doesn't really helps the cause of the big bike.
The model also boasts a number of safety features including large front disc brake, cylinder rear drum brake (auto slack adjuster) and anti-lock brake system.
However, the larger and heavier the vehicle, the larger and heavier the drum brake unit must be to dissipate the enormous heat generated in stopping a large vehicle.
Other features include a flexible carbon-fiber composite chassis with a low center of gravity (which provides more stability than other inline skates), a hand-operated hydraulic drum brake in the rear wheel of each skate (which allows the user to control speed as well as stop) and a clamshell shoe binding system that fits over the user's shoe, making TrailSkate[TM] a one-size-fits-all skate.
These drum brake systems use a thin strip lining material similar in geometry to automobile brake linings.
Adding the new GOLD drums for the larger high performance drum brake systems that will be coming out in August 2011, can save fleets an additional 76 pounds over full cast drums, offsetting weight penalties of the larger front and rear brakes.