continuous brake


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continuous brake

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A train brake that operates on all cars but is controlled from a single point.
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She puts out 107,200 pounds of bollard pull ahead and 4,800 maximum continuous brake horsepower.
As a consequence of this accident the NER conducted experiments that year at Morpeth of a system of continuous brakes applied to every carriage of the train, which would automatically apply the brakes if a train should become separated.
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