brake shoe

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brake shoe

n.
A curved metal block that presses against and arrests the rotation of a wheel or brake drum.

brake shoe

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) the curved metal casting to which the brake lining is riveted in a drum brake
2. (Automotive Engineering) the curved metal casting together with the attached brake lining
Sometimes shortened to: shoe

brake′ shoe`


n.
1. a rigid curved plate, usu. of steel coated with a friction-producing material, tightened against the inside of a brake drum to produce a braking action.
2. (on a bicycle) a metal block holding a rubber pad, pressed against a rotating wheel to produce a braking action.
Also called shoe.
[1870–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake shoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotationbrake shoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
brake lining - the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
His keen ears caught the whining of brake shoes on wheels and a few minutes later the signal blast for brakes off.
Increasing demand for passive and active safety of automobiles on the back of growing road accidents have initiated demand for efficient automotive brake components such as brake calipers, brake pads, brake shoes and brake liners.
forks for laying brake shoes (in accordance with the specification of ishd.
His work was mainly replacing brake shoes, according to plaintiff's attorney Richard Shapiro.
The product will be offered on both Bendix remanufactured brake shoes and the recently launched new steel/coreless brake shoes.
For quick replacement, brake shoes are mounted with detent pins.
In addition, FleetPride offers in-house remanufactured products, such as brake shoes and driveline components.
If you went through a deep puddle with drum brakes, water could get between the brake shoes and the drums and "lubricate'' the brakes.
A 1,000 ton hydraulic coining press was designed, built and delivered to a manufacturer of brake shoes, brake shoe kits, friction material and related parts for tractor trailers and heavy duty trucks.
One possibility for the stripped holes is that technicians may be trying to remove the drum without first releasing the brake shoes. The brake drum replacement procedures in the IETM are being revised to make this requirement a little more clear.
Transaero has said that the preliminary results of its inquiry show that staff at the airport removed brake shoes without informing the crew.
Leland is headquartered in DuBois, Pa., where it offers brake hardware kits, cam shafts, wheel attaching parts, brake shoes, brake adjusters and spring brake chambers to the North American aftermarket.