disc brake

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Synonyms for disc brake

hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads

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Brake off and the kinetic energy of the train the vehicles of which are equipped with disk brakes, become resistant to mechanical forces and temperature raises the heat of friction coupling components, including a disk brake and friction pad.
XP500 TMAX has a four stroke CVT engine (500cc), fuel injection, double disk brakes for the front wheels, radial tires that minimize tread wear, and light weight wheels.
The new factory is scheduled to begin operations in April 2008, producing main components for disk brakes, the company said.
New from Dover Flexo Electronics is its anti-squeal friction pads for pneumatic dual disk brakes.
Though semimetallic materials have been substituted for asbestos in front disk brakes, they provide less traction when new.
The Evader line has real scooter disk brakes up front and the entire construction reflects a conscious choice to buy decent fittings, so sitting on one is exactly like sitting on any of the current gas bikes.