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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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The technical tie-up will help the Indian firm offer brake blocks and disc brake pads suited for high-speed trains in India as well as select export markets.
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.
The subject of the public contract is the supply of brake blocks uic 250 ii and uic 320 ii to the supply points designated by the contracting authority.
Delivery of brake blocks under the framework agreement no.
The contract is for the supply of brake blocks DO-380B
Tenders are invited for L Type Composition Brake Blocks
The Action is part of the Global project of Deutsche Bahn Schenker Rail AG to retrofit freight wagons with low-noise low-friction brake blocks that are running along densely populated TEN-T Core Network Corridors in Germany.
Contract award notice: inserts made of cast iron brake blocks.
Tenders are invited for Brake Head Locking Arrangement For 13T And 16T Bogie Mounted Brake Cylinders To Be Used With K Type Brake Blocks To Sr Drg.
Contract award notice: supply cast iron brake blocks for railway vehicles.
Limited Tenders are invited for Brake Blocks For Wagons.
Part I: locomotives, rail cars and purchase of truck brake blocks.