brake block

(redirected from brake blocks)
Also found in: Dictionary.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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
Total quantity or scope: Part I railway locomotives, passenger and freight car brake blocks to obtain
The type of brake blocks after the nominations are to serve a clear definition, the contracting authority may accept an equivalent product.
Of cast iron brake blocks DO-380 B with expansion joints to electrical multiple units.
The contract to supply brake blocks for rolling stock as specified in the tender documents.
Contract award: c12 / 0000231628 - supply of brake blocks.
Contract notice: Delivery of brake blocks for locomotives.
Part One: Purchase GYSEV for rail passenger and freight car brake blocks.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Non Asbestos Based K Type High Friction Composition Brake Blocks To Rdso Drg.
The contract is for the supply of brake blocks DO-250B and W-14 cast iron phosphorus (P10 grade).
The contract is for the supply of brake blocks such as: DO-250B with dilatation in the amount of 320 000 units in accordance with PN-K-88151 and UIC 832.