centrifugal brake


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centrifugal brake

[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ′brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A safety device on a hoist drum that applies the brake if the drum speed is greater than a set limit.
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Now set the centrifugal brake to about 75 percent of "full on.
Reels possess either centrifugal brake blocks or magnetic brake systems, both of which can be adjusted for either greater or lesser spool resistance.
The winner of this pounds 136 prize package can choose the Solara's left or right-hand wind in a fine reel with cut brass gears, aluminium spool and centrifugal brake system.
Speed control for gravity conveyors is accomplished with centrifugal brake rollers from Brake Roller Co.