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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
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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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The brake drums segment is also showing renewed strength as automakers return to rear drum brakes to resolve both cost and fuel efficiency issues.
However, OEMs are hopeful that the popularity and lower cost of drum brakes will help them beat back the competition from ADB vendors, while the creation of standard and premium product lines will ease the pricing pressures somewhat.
It features a kickstart, an analogue speedometer, spoke wheels and drum brakes.
RAY: Back in the old days, like, 1970s and earlier, almost all cars used drum brakes.
I have to say, on reflection, that given motors were running on crossply tyres and drum brakes when the M1 opened that the 70mph limit was somewhat daring given the running gear of that era.
Moreover, the new 15-inch ventilated front disc and the rear drum brakes along with a Brake Assist System (BAS) provide greater braking efficiency.
uk, the KMB boasts a wide range of upgrades that make it stand out of the crowd - proven 49cc 2-stroke Honda derived engine, fully restrictable throttle, front and rear drum brakes, electric start, fully automatic twist and go, rear mono shock, front forks, fold back kickstart, snap-back spring loaded race footpegs, key switch immobiliser, NGK spark plug, and removable race paddock stand, to name but a few.
The Crown C-5 has fewer moving parts and a 90% larger brake pad surface than traditional drum brakes, which translates into a lifespan that is three times longer and requires 93% fewer maintenance checks, company officials noted.
When these speed limits were imposed 60 years ago car stopping systems were cable operated drum brakes and people travelled abroad by propeller driven aircraft.
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