brake block


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brake block

[′brāk ‚bläk]
(mechanical engineering)
A portion of the band brake lining, shaped to conform to the curvature of the band and attached to it with countersunk screws.
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One of the problems in the operation of railway vehicles equipped with wheels with bandages and brake blocks is the appearance of bandages rotating on disk and disk without the axle without axial displacements and axial movement without hammering strange sounds (Stoica, 1998).
To ensure necessary braking space becomes a problem more difficult with increasing speed of movement, which is explained by the fact that with the axle speed increase, the coefficient of friction of cast iron brake blocks suddenly shrinks and pressure on the blocks is limited by the potential wheel lock.
2 Establishing the computational relations for brake blocks for braking stop
says its 100% Kevlar[R] fiber composite friction material for brake blocks and clutch plates lasts three to five times longer than old-style asbestos, sintered bronze and molded grapbitic facing.
Brakes - keep them clean, especially between the brake blocks and the wheel rim.
Products include disc brake pads, drum-brake linings and brake blocks.
The youths, who were wearing balaclavas, punched the teenager in the face and threatened him with a knife before grabbing the Ruption GLX cycle which is crome coloured with yellow brake blocks.
Tenders are invited for High Friction Composition Brake Blocks
Contract notice: Purchase contract locomotives, passenger and freight car brake blocks purchase.
Total quantity or scope: Part I railway locomotives, passenger and freight car brake blocks to obtain