stopping power


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stopping power

n
(General Physics) physics a measure of the effect a substance has on the kinetic energy of a particle passing through it
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Viewers quickly get the message that the breakthrough technology of Wagner ThermoQuiet brake pads provides strong stopping power and virtually eliminates brake noise.
Wagner SevereDuty premium brake shoes feature the brand's advanced asbestos-free formulations - virtually all of which are OE approved - for excellent stopping power and fade resistance.
Engineered to deliver superior stopping power across all temperature ranges, the latest Abex combination block is recommended for use on a wide range of demanding applications.
The patented ThermoQuiet IMI(TM) Sound Insulator(TM) design spreads braking-related heat, sound and vibration over a much larger surface area, resulting in superior stopping power, quiet performance and enhanced durability.
Vauxhall has also given the Astra exceptional stopping power to match, with a Brembo six-piston brake system including 370mm diameter discs up front while 19-inch tyres, specially developed for the EXTREME, give almost as much grip as those on the race car.
Vauxhall has also given the Astra exceptional stopping power to match, with a Brembo six-piston brake system including 370mm diameter discs up-front while 19-inch tyres, specially developed for the Extreme, give almost as much grip as those on the race car.
That combination gives me a good level of stopping power with light recoil.
On Friday, as the extent of the massacre in Sandy Hook became clear, the world's newspapers focused on the human aspects of the Connecticut atrocity -- the depth of the horror, the shocking weight of the number of those killed -- and on the stopping power of the images of children with horror on their faces.
The model features a matte and piano-black paint scheme, a dramatically lowered coil-over suspension, a muscular ground effects kit, huge Ksport performance brakes for extreme stopping power, custom-designed 20-inch black wheels with one-of-a-kind Batman-logo centre caps, and a performance exhaust system.
Built from 6061-T6 aluminum, the smoke gray Redington Delta fly reel increases stopping power and performance.
Carbon fibre has been used to keep weight down to 1300kg, while carbon brakes provide it with the stopping power.
Lightweight and fade-resistant Porsche ceramic composite brakes are claimed to provide outstanding stopping power and other standard equipment includes cornering lights, 19-inch RS Spyder design wheels with centre lock nut, adaptive sports seats, cruise control, a CD/DVD changer and exclusive two-tone leather upholstery.