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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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Until that happens, can you remind them that the brake shoes should always be released before trying to remove the brake drum?
At the heart of the Tell City plant are 16 Maus machining centers, used for turning, drilling, grinding, and marking ductile iron and gray iron into the brake drums and hubs.
When worn to a certain point, brake drums cannot be resurfaced and are thrown in the scrap heap.
New materials handling systems in brake drum production have reduced labor while improving efficiencies.
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.
Along with complete systems, Echlin Commercial Products manufactures a range of system components, including wheel cylinders, master cylinders, friction materials, disc rotors, brake drums, backing plates, hose and tube assemblies and brake cables.
One robotic cell, in place since 1981, employs a floor-mounted robot to load 130lb brake drums into vertical turning machines and drill presses.
Three tenders for the supply of various spare parts for Kastour K 315 buses including (a) electric parts & sensors, (b) brake diaphragms, air valves & related repair kits & (c) brake drums. Copy of format 14 need be enclosed.
When you replace the brake shoes on your FMTV, mechanics, pay attention to the brake drums, too.