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brake drum

[′brāk ‚drəm]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotating cylinder attached to a rotating part of machinery, which the brake band or brake shoe presses against.
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You also need to make sure the brake drums are free of scoring and cracks, and that the drum mounting holes are not egg-shaped or cracked around the edges.
With this move toward just-in-time production, the plant now contains a number of cells solely devoted to brake drums, and other cells dedicated to complete production of rotors.
Webb Wheel's products include cast brake drums in more than 400 styles, ranging in sizes from 12.
When worn to a certain point, brake drums cannot be resurfaced and are thrown in the scrap heap.
Motorwheel's primary product is the CentriFuse[R] brake drum, which is widely recognized as the leading premium brake drum for heavy-duty vehicles and commercial trailers.
According to the agreement, now in effect, Accuride will provide a portfolio of standard-duty cast brake drums for over-the-road tractor drive axle and trailer axle applications that offer OEM first-fit quality and reduced stopping distance (RSD) compliance.
From here, pallets of the 150-lb brake drum castings and 60-lb hub castings are shuttled to two lines of Doosan twin-spindle vertical turning machines.
Accuride provides a variety of lightweight wheel-end products including lightweight steel and aluminum wheels, and GOLD brake drums.
Market shares: scrapyard sales will become more popular due to a slump in demand for new brake drums
The report also includes industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including air brakes, brake drums and vacuum brakes.
The Raybestos brakes product line includes everything from brake drums to rotors, pads, shoes, calipers and hydraulic parts.