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disc brakes

disc brakes
Brakes composed of alternate fixed and moving discs which rub together when brakes are applied. The fixed discs are keyed to the axle, the other to the wheel.
A type of non-servo brake system used on aircraft. A series of metal or carbon discs keyed to slots inside the wheels rotate between series of fixed discs keyed to the axle on which the wheel is mounted. The hydraulic pressure clamps the rotating discs between the fixed discs to produce the necessary braking effect.
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Comparison of Different Methods for the Determination of the Friction Temperature of Disc Brakes. SAE 1999-01-0132.
If it does and you have disc brakes, your front brake discs need to be professionally machined or replaced.
The disc brake model "AV Mix 17 Ecobrake" has been considered in this work; it is produced by "Ecobrake S.u.r.l." for high speed trains of Italian Railway.
Khoury noted: "We have here two big fleets who are insisting on using disc brakes, because they know about the advantages of that: Maraya and SABCO in Saudi Arabia.
Figure 1 shows a typical structure of a fixed-caliper disc brake for a vehicle.
The disc brakes can be classified according to many categories.
The scooter will be offered in four colour variants in the sub-continent market- midnight blue, black, pearl white and sword silver - and comes with features like optional disc brake, tubeless tires, digital meter and metal body.
Scania, a Sweden-based automaker, has chosen Meritor Inc.'s ELSA225H range of air disc brakes for the automaker's trucks and buses, with production starting in 2014.
There is also 240mm front and 220mm rear dual disc brakes, wide tubeless tyres,maintenance free battery and viscous air filter.