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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As a result, the brake pistons are not subject to any radial forces, which makes the brakes last much longer.
Brake pistons, cylinders and lines undergo wear and tear as a result of braking over a period of time.
Internally, brake pistons also sometimes require coating with precise thickness, low friction, brake fluid resistant coatings to ensure that the seals do not wear.
The screw is used on a 385-ton KM 350-3000 CX Duroset thermoset press that was developed with Baumgarten Automotive Technics GmbH in Germany to produce automotive brake pistons.
Two applications for 2005 were honored: BMC household circuit breaker housings, and phenolic automotive brake pistons.
Phenolic automotive brake pistons were first developed in the early 1970s and made their first appearance in Chrysler vehicles in 1975, followed by Ford in 1979.
When Goodrich Wheel and Brake Systems sought to reduce finish-turning time on pre-hardened aircraft brake pistons and piston sleeves, the company found two powerful advantages in one refined turning insert.
The small parts cell at Goodrich Wheel and Brake Systems (Troy, OH) manufactures hydraulic brake pistons and piston sleeves Out of 15-5 PH stainless steel bar stock, pre-hardened to 42 Rc.
The brake valve is built so that both brake pistons in the axle get the same pressure when both brake pedals are depressed.