brake drum


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brake drum

n.
A metal cylinder to which pressure is applied by a braking mechanism in order to arrest rotation of the wheel or shaft to which the cylinder is attached.
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brake drum

n
(Automotive Engineering) the cast-iron drum attached to the hub of a wheel of a motor vehicle fitted with drum brakes. See also brake shoe
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brake′ drum`


n.
a narrow metal cylinder, fixed to a rotating shaft or wheel, against which brake shoes or brake bands act.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake drum - a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakesbrake drum - a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
cylinder - a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
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Translations
jarrurumpu

brake drum

ntamburo del freno
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The wear of brake pad lining and brake drum during operation leads to increase in the stroke of the pushrod, whose 'out of adjustment' creates severe brake performance degradation.
Squealing can occur when the brake linings are worn and need replacement, the brake drum or disc needs to be machined, the front disc brake pads are loose or missing their anti-rattle clips, the hardware that attaches the brake callipers is worn, or inferior brake linings are in use.
In figure 1B, the S-cam has rotated as a result of the air brake actuator such that it presses the shoes that support the brake lining against the brake drum, resulting in increased friction and braking.
The brake drum replacement procedures in the IETM are being revised to make this requirement a little more clear.
I was only a kid but I pointed out the brake drum wasn't turning.
The Michigan-based company worked hand in hand with Army researchers to produce an aluminum brake drum that weighs about half as much as its cast-iron equivalent.
One and the Brake Drum Foundry - The Central "Works are due to close by the end of the year, and it is the 450 jobs of the men employed that are being discussed.
The number of crashes related to specifically defined VRRD were furniture (three); tires, tire tread, tire and rim or wheel (21); trailer or trailer hitch (five); metal pipe or plate (four); vehicle mud flap, brake drum or drive shaft (three); other material, such as blanket, concrete, garbage can or wood (12); and unknown objects (18).
At Webb Wheel, each machining cell can be programmed with the entire work cycle for the particular hub or brake drum being produced.