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brake drum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brake drum a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
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Usage

In literature:

A hand-operated drum controller, directly controlling the driving and electric braking of the motors, is used.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
There was also a duplicate drum and pair of Appold's brakes fitted in position and ready for use in case of accident.
"The Atlantic Telegraph" by William Howard Russell
Later on in the morning the brakes of the drums were tightened down, and the dogshores were removed from the ways in front of the cradles.
"The life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Civil Engineer" by Isambard Brunel
Tambour de frein Brake drum.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In news:

The Aftermarket Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products is introducing a new brake drum selection program, Right for You, that offers end users the best value proposition for their fleet when purchasing replacement drums.
The Aftermarket Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products is offering a brake drum selection program to help customers choose the proper replacement brake drum for their application.
The Aftermarket Business Unit of Webb Wheel Products is introducing a new brake drum selection program, Right for You, which it says offers end users the best value proposition for their fleet when purchasing replacement drums.
Webb Wheel has introduced the Vortex Unlimited, a cast brake drum now available for popular steer, drive, and trailer axle applications.
Dynamometer testing clearly shows that the heat generated by the Vortex Unlimited during a braking event is significantly less than with a standard brake drum .
Webb Wheel has introduced the Vortex Unlimited, a cast brake drum now available for the most popular steer, drive and trailer axle applications.
Webb Wheel Products Inc's Aftermarket Business Unit has released a new brake drum, part number 66855B.
Textar T3070 is the first air disc brake pad specifically designed to work in tractor-trailer combinations that mix disc and drum brakes, according to TMD Friction Inc.
There's really no excuse to be driving around on today's highways with 40-plus-year-old drum brakes.
You may remember I mentioned a couple of months back, when I unveiled the new plans for my modified project, that I decided to use four-wheel disc brakes rather than early Ford drums.
Brakes Four-wheel power-assist drum brakes were standard on all Country Squires .
We're sort of between shipments on a few items we need to wrap up our engine rebuild, so we attacked our brake drums this month and got them in decent shape to go behind the RoStyle wheels we painted up in last month's DIY section.
But the Blackbird 's sounds of today can come from any scene — including the junkyard, where percussionist Matthew Duvall found clanky-pitched automobile brake drums.
NTSB investigator Jennifer Morrison said 11 of the truck's 16 brake drums were worn beyond limits.
NTSB investigator Jennifer Morrison said 11 of the truck trailer's 16 brake drums were worn beyond limits.
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