drum brake

NOUN
  1. hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
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How To Use drum brake In A Sentence

  • A standard feature on cars since 1902, drum brakes are going the same way as the cassette deck. Times, Sunday Times
  • Drum brakes have more parts than disc brakes and harder to service, but they are less expensive to manufacture, and they easily incorporate an emergency brake mechanism.
  • The drum brakes are also rather vintage.
  • In this case, beauty really is skin deep because no one is pining for drum brakes, beam axles and carburetors.
  • The floating swingarm and drum brake-style rear wheel are neat and it looks authentic. The Sun
  • In addition, the plant produces corner modules, disc brake calipers, drum brakes and wheel cylinders.
  • Studies have shown that disc brakes grab faster and hold longer than drum brakes.
  • The shoes in drum brakes are subject to wear and the brakes needed to be adjusted regularly until the introduction of self adjusting drum brakes in the 1950s.
  • When you step on the brake pedal, fluid moves the rear shoes or pads (shoes on drum brakes, and pads on disk brakes), but when applying the parking brake, the pads or shoes are held by cables.
  • The early ones were mostly drum brakes all the way around. Times, Sunday Times
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