disk brake

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Synonyms for disk brake

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

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Disk brakes require only two parts: a disk (commonly called the "rotor") and a caliper to squeeze and hold that disk.
We'll go through how modern general aviation aircraft disk brakes function, what you should know about their care and feeding, who makes most of them and what your options are if you're flying an older airplane with brakes that are either not very good, or adequate--but you can't get parts.
The overwhelming majority of passenger cars are now designed with front disk brakes and rear drum brakes.
The core of the company's new design philosophy relates to the locos' custom rigid bevel gear axle with planetary reduction wheel hubs (final torque reduction at wheel), featuring integral hydraulic applied wet disk brakes and spring applied parking/emergency brakes.
0 21-speed gearing and front and rear disk brakes, a Carrera Luna 20in or 24in girl's bike with SRAM 3.
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.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-3 November 2003-Haldex wins 5-year air disk brakes contract from Volvo Group(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
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.
Mazda said the Spiano Turbo also includes safety features such as ventilated disk brakes and an antilock brake system.