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hydraulic brake

[hī′drȯ·lik ′brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A brake in which the retarding force is applied through the action of a hydraulic press.

hydraulic brake

hydraulic brake
Aircraft brakes operated by the movement of hydraulic fluid under pressure.
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He then filled the cables connecting the wagons to the crane - usually full of hydraulic brake fluid - with ball bearings, giving the impression to an onlooker that everything was above board.
Since its introduction several years ago, the Quadraulic disc brake has gained wide acceptance as a standard brake, on various vocational vehicles, providing premium results," said Prakash Jain, business unit director, Wheel End and Hydraulic Brakes, ArvinMeritor.
Under similar testing conditions, Siemens VDO's latest EWB prototype reached a standstill in 211 feet - almost two car lengths sooner than modern hydraulic brakes.
The highly stressed Anzani engine needed a high degree of maintenance otherwise it became unreliable and the hydraulic brakes were so fierce an emergency stop could shatter the spring shackles.
First application of the MK50 is on the 2003 GMC and Chevrolet C-Series medium duty trucks with hydraulic brakes and single axles.
It manufactures a variety of components for commercial vehicles including air disc brakes, hubs, drums and hydraulic brakes.
Today, a growing number of users are showing a preference for hydraulic brakes, citing exceptional control as their most outstanding virtue.
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A RAIL contractor "butchered" the hydraulic brakes of a trailer which killed four track workers, a court heard yesterday.
and Canada on certain 1993 model year medium-duty school buses equipped with hydraulic brakes.
The entire Outlander package adds up to a fast-response ATV that handles predictably while offering easier riding, easy steering, and the solid stopping power of hydraulic brakes.
Current prototype electric vehicles have both regenerative brakes and conventional hydraulic brakes because the regenerative brakes alone don't provide an adequate safety margin.