auxiliary brake

auxiliary brake

[ȯg′zil·yə·rē ′brāk]
(petroleum engineering)
A supplemental brake mechanism for assisting a mechanical brake; permits lowering of heavy hook loads safely at reduced rates without causing excessive wear on the mechanical brake.
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Ltd is an earlier private high-tech enterprise engaged in the research, development, production and sales of Vehicle eddy current retarders in China, and also the earliest national-level high-tech enterprise conducting the research, production and sales of vehicle auxiliary brake products in China.
An eye catching new product targeted at motorists everywhere, the Harmon Auxiliary Brake Light features a unique design that provides its users with an effective and innovative method of making their passion known to those around them on the road.
Initial driving tests in a C-Class have already shown the effectiveness of this new auxiliary brake.
As soon as we started rolling forward--which I instantly knew should not be happening--we activated the auxiliary brake system and cut the throttles.
If you're driving along and suddenly it seems like the engine loses power, check the auxiliary brake (jake brake).
Driving patrol-car look-alikes made safer with a roll cage and an auxiliary brake pedal and speedometer for the instructor in the passenger seat, the recruits put in about 16 hours each behind the wheel.
An auxiliary brake light, it pulses with a bright red light when the driver is braking HARD so warning following traffic he is not just check braking.
Contract awarded for Purchase auxiliary brake pump, pump main brake 1, 1 boster, 1 motor starter, 1 relay, 1 battery of 12 plates, 12 volt
The crew tried both the auxiliary brakes and the emergency brake with no effect.
On deck, however, when we were pulled out of the gear, the auxiliary brakes didn't work.
eCorner saves and stores useful energy when the vehicle reduces speed, because the wheel hub motors act as auxiliary brakes using a generator effect, which helps to charge the battery.
Our plan was to touch down, aero brake, and apply the auxiliary brakes to stop before the end of the runway.
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