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disk brake

n.
Variant of disc brake.
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Noun1.disk brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake padsdisk brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads
brake disk - a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads
brake pad - one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk
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
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On a disk brake, the fluid from the master cylinder is forced into a caliper where it presses against a piston.
"A Predictive Tool to Evaluate Disk Brake Squeal Using a Fully Coupled Thermo-mechanical Finite Element Model." International Journal of Vehicle Design 51 (1/2): 124-142.
According to type, brakes are classified into disk brake and drum brake.
The KTR-STOP TB S disk brake is available in right- and left-hand versions, in three sizes.
Ouyang, "A prediction methodology of disk brake squeal using complex eigenvalue analysis," International Journal of Vehicle Design, vol.
Italian ATM Giulio Tiberini has come up with a simple yet elegant solution: a disk brake on the altitude bearing.
[4] made about the prediction of contact pressure in disk brake pads stated that the contact pressure must be proper in disk brakes so that wear can be proper.
One way to do this may be to use UV-curable paints, in particular in coating truck disk brake pads.
TRW uses a vision system to ensure that no chips are in the grooves of a caliper machined for a disk brake. The manual approach sometimes let defects through, which get caught further down the assembly line during test.