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.
This necessitated the relocation of its brake drum manufacturing area to a new building added onto the main factory.
manufacturer of lightweight brake drums for heavy-duty trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Developers are showcasing an aluminum brake drum for trucks that weighs nearly half as much as its cast-iron equivalent.
From here, pallets of the 150-lb brake drum castings and 60-lb hub castings are shuttled to two lines of Doosan twin-spindle vertical turning machines.
Mr Parker, 50, was driving along a motorway when a front wheel and brake drum fell off.
Dealers are offering the check on brakes, tyres, coolant, battery and wipers with a rear brake drum check for an extra pounds 9.
Scrounge a brake drum and axle shaft from a large car.
The company also announced that its Flexomax couplings are now available with brake drum and disc brake arrangements for connecting two shafts.
In the brake drum application, a gravity conveyor feeds cast iron work pieces to a machining area.