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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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At the heart of the Tell City plant are 16 Maus machining centers, used for turning, drilling, grinding, and marking ductile iron and gray iron into the brake drums and hubs.
When worn to a certain point, brake drums cannot be resurfaced and are thrown in the scrap heap.
Completed brake drums are loaded into reusable wire-mesh containers with special vacuumed-formed dunnage.
Motorwheel's primary product is the CentriFuse[R] brake drum, which is widely recognized as the leading premium brake drum for heavy-duty vehicles and commercial trailers.
According to the agreement, now in effect, Accuride will provide a portfolio of standard-duty cast brake drums for over-the-road tractor drive axle and trailer axle applications that offer OEM first-fit quality and reduced stopping distance (RSD) compliance.
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.
The Leamington foundry, on the corner of Princes Drive and Old Warwick Road, produces solid and ventilated brake discs, brake drums and flywheels for the Ford car range in Europe.
Along with complete systems, Echlin Commercial Products manufactures a range of system components, including wheel cylinders, master cylinders, friction materials, disc rotors, brake drums, backing plates, hose and tube assemblies and brake cables.
One robotic cell, in place since 1981, employs a floor-mounted robot to load 130lb brake drums into vertical turning machines and drill presses.
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including air brakes, brake drums and vacuum brakes.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Hubs and Brake Drums