disc brake

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disc brake

a type of brake in which two calliper-operated pads rub against a flat disc attached to the wheel hub when the brake is applied
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Two applications for 2005 were honored: BMC household circuit breaker housings, and phenolic automotive brake pistons.
Thermoset "Legacy" Award: Phenolic automotive brake pistons.
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Modern Plastics is one of four producers of Phenolic Brake Pistons in the United States.
Modern Plastics Corporation today announced plans to purchase a state-of-the-art centerless grinder that will increase its capacity to produce phenolic brake pistons by more than 200 percent.
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