Centrifugal brake | Article about centrifugal brake by The Free Dictionary
Also found in: Dictionary
centrifugal brake[‚sen′trif·i·gəl ′brāk]
A safety device on a hoist drum that applies the brake if the drum speed is greater than a set limit.
References in periodicals archive
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
A level-wind mechanism and centrifugal brake
system are incorporated in a tough but lightweight graphite frame and spool with a silky, super-fast retrieve ratio of 5.