brake line


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brake line

[′brāk ‚līn]
(mechanical engineering)
One of the pipes or hoses that connect the master cylinder and the wheel cylinders in a hydraulic brake system.
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Realize that there is from 39 to 40 feet (12 to 14 meters) of brake line in a conventional light vehicle.
The brake lines are connected to brake calipers or brake shoe wheel cylinders, causing increased friction on the brake drum or rotor, resulting in vehicle braking.
Once the trailer has been positioned in the dock, the emergency air brake line is removed from the trailer and the Salvo is attached to the emergency gladhand fitting.
The Proform hydraulic brake line has been expanded to 14 model sizes, from 60 to 2,000 tons.
A full umbrella design is engineered to resist water and noise leakage, and the attachment tie feature can be adapted to a number of applications, such as fuel line clips, brake line clips, insulation clips, and other W-based attachments.
But in light of a 40[degrees]F temperature spike in a left-side brake line and other equipment, as well as increased drag on the left side of the craft just minutes before the breakup, that assessment is now under scrutiny.
They dived under the vehicle and ripped through the brake line causing the huge tail-lift - which folded across the rear doors - to flop down uselessly.
Episode Showcases Performance of Straitline Components' Custom Hydraulic Brake Line Detangler in JumpShip Competition
The new unit is a main additional site for the provider's global fluid carrying systems (FCS) segment and will produce brake and fuel bundles, brake line assemblies and clutch lines with flared tubes.
The company expanded its offering to include kits for repairing and replacing air conditioning, brake, coolant, and transmission lines as well as specialty tools including brake line flaring tools, fuel injection cleaners, fuel pressure testers, hose clamp kits, and brake bleeder removal kits.
Eliminating the risk of unscheduled truck departures from loading docks, the Salvo brake line interlocking system minimizes the possibility of human error to protect workers from injury and property from damage.
A prompt inspection of the Right Main Landing Gear Brake System confirmed the presence of a hydraulic fluid leak from the right brake line.