brake drum


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brake drum

[′brāk ‚drəm]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotating cylinder attached to a rotating part of machinery, which the brake band or brake shoe presses against.
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But if I make a brake drum that's going to last four times longer and give you fuel savings, there's a strong business case for doing that.
The shop uses ball-hones to resurface the inside of auto brake drums to create a non-directional surface finish, and limit brake hum which can annoy motorists, Miller explained.
a new 100,000-square-foot facility in Tell City, IN, brake drums and hubs are manufactured for heavy-duty trailers.
manufacturer of lightweight brake drums for heavy-duty trucks and other commercial vehicles.
The brake drum also has the potential to last longer than traditional drums because the aluminum alloy dissipates heat at a greater rate than cast iron, says McManus.
The top of the 12" high, 19" diameter brake drum is faced, top and bottom, and the ID and OD are turned, and the outside of the drum and the "squealer band" surface are turned.
Four years ago, the process began with the receipt of brake drum castings from the foundry, which were sent to the turning department.
Volume: the shift toward new brake systems will be catastrophic for the brake drum market
5 x 5 inch steer axle GOLD brake drum (9002X)," said Tony Pape, Accuride's Vice President of Marketing.
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