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.
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The railroad also contended there was little to no risk of developing asbestosis from brake shoe dust.
Upon removal of the brake drum, one of the brake shoe rollers fell out.
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.
Quick-release pins allow easy brake shoe removal from the actuator arms for easy friction pad replacement.
This is the first application of PlatinumShield to an original equipment (OE) truck and trailer brake shoe.
Also a switch was developed to indicate the wear of the brake shoe, sending a signal back to the control panel.
The use of brake shoe pressure distributions from Ansys for each of the mirrored treatments in the Mechanical Advantage study let the team integrate the effects of stiffness and deflection from the components with the manufacturing variation that was permitted by the drawings and specs.
By automatically equalizing and maintaining brake shoe to wheel clearance maximizes brake performance and extends brake lining life.
"What's important is its thermal strength resists the brake shoe," said Levering.