brake pads


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  • brake pads — plural noun The friction material in a disc brake, corresponding to the brake shoes in a drum brake • • • Main Entry: ↑brake …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brake lining — Brake linings are the consumable surfaces in braking systems, especially those used in vehicles.tructure and functionBrake linings are composed of a relatively soft but tough and heat resistant material with a high coefficient of dynamic friction …   Wikipedia

  • Brake pad — Brake pads are an important part of braking systems for all types of vehicles that are equipped with disc brakes. Brake pads are steel backing plates with friction material bound to the surface facing the brake disk.FunctionBrake pads convert the …   Wikipedia

  • brake disc — noun A disc on the wheel against which the brake pads are forced in a disc brake • • • Main Entry: ↑brake * * * n. the disc attached to the wheel in a disc brake …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake pad — noun one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk • Hypernyms: ↑restraint, ↑constraint • Part Holonyms: ↑disk brake, ↑disc brake * * * brake pad UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake disk — noun a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads • Hypernyms: ↑disk, ↑disc • Part Holonyms: ↑disk brake, ↑disc brake * * * brake disk, a disk revolving with a wheel, against which pads press to cause… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brake fade — Vehicle braking system fade, or brake fade is the reduction in stopping power that can occur after repeated application of the brakes, especially in high load or high speed conditions. Brake fade can be a factor in any vehicle that utilizes a… …   Wikipedia

  • Brake shoe — In mechanical engineering, a brake shoe (or a shoe or a brake block) is the part of the brake that holds the brake pad as it moves against the inside lining of the brake drum, the running face of a train wheel or the plate (disc) of a disc brake… …   Wikipedia

  • brake pad — [1] The friction material or lining which is secured to metal plates. They press against the brake disc or rotor to enable the wheel to stop. They are to be distinguished from brake shoes which press against the inside of a drum. [2] On a bicycle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • brake master cylinder — The part of the hydraulic brake system which stores the brake fluid. As the brake pedal is applied pressure is forced against a small movable piston in the master cylinder to push hydraulic fluid through the lines to the wheel cylinders and force …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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