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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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It features disc brakes on the front and drum brakes at the rear.
As passenger safety and comfort is of paramount importance, air actuated drum brakes and anti-lock braking system (ABS) noticeably improve braking safety and driving stability.
The braking is done by the trailer axles, which are on drum brakes.
radius, state of the art-engine technology type, spacious & comfortable cab with sliding door & large hinged wind screen, power steering, foot brake, pneumatic drum brakes with emergency brake, Parking brake on front axle & rear axle, 4 No.
KTR reports it has extended its range of industrial brakes products by adding a new line of electro-hydraulic thruster brake systems and says the KTR-STOP TB line is available as disk or drum brakes.
First shown at World of Concrete 2016, the new FD4000 front discharge model includes concept front and rear tandem drive axles with disc brakes versus previously standard drum brakes, netting improved performance with reduced stopping distance.
Mastering the drum brakes (based on friction), for instance, requires major skills.
Other mechanicals include drum brakes at both ends, telescopic forks up front and twin rear coil spring setup.
In addition, wet disc brakes are used as opposed to drum brakes, delivering a long life and better stopping power while virtually eliminating brake maintenance and adjustments.
Drum brakes front and rear were the order of the day and suspension was independent at the front using coil springs and live axle and semielliptic leaf springs at the rear.
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.