friction shoe

friction shoe

[′frik·shən ‚shü]
(engineering)
An adjustable friction device that holds a window sash in any desired open position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

friction shoe

An adjustable or preloaded friction device used to hold a sash in any open position.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The steel reinforcement bar reduced the surface tension between the friction shoe and the adjoining surface, eliminating the excess friction that can cause the pedal to stick, Toyota said.
Toyota's solution is to fix a steel reinforcement bar into the assembly that reduces the surface tension between the friction shoe and the adjoining surface.