hand brake

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hand brake

[′hand ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A manually operated brake.
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Hydraulic locking differential options--including dog clutch and multidisc clutch, and a failsafe park brake with internal negative spring apply, hydraulic release--are designed to provide a balance of advanced technology and enhanced reliability.
Great Northern also claimed the truck's parking brake indicator light had burned out and should have been equipped with a longer life bulb, and that the truck should have had an audible alarm to alert the driver the park brakes were on when the truck was moving.
Along with the new unit, the company's brake system products include hydraulic disc brakes for service and park brake applications, mechanical park brakes, full circle brakes, ball-in-ramp brakes, drum brakes, motor brakes, hydraulic brake valves, master cylinders and boosted master cylinders and hydraulic/electric trailer brake actuators.
Samlip, the largest Korean auto supplier, will manufacture shifter and park brake assemblies at its new 35,000 square-foot facility in the Clinton I-75 Industrial Park.
and Edscha Gruppe have signed a joint venture agreement to market and manufacture full park brake systems for automotive manufacturers.