steering brake

steering brake

[′stir·iŋ ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
Means of turning, stopping, or holding a tracked vehicle by braking the tracks individually.
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Operators, when the tractor's steering brake pedals reach the floor, you can't turn the tractor.
With the addition of steering brakes, tiller wheels eventually proved to be unnecessary and disappeared from both clutch-brake and differential machines.
Technical fault as explained initially by the flight engineers was that on landing, the nose wheel steering brakes of the aircraft got temporarily jammed.
A WHITE Christmas is all that's needed to get out for a fun-filled day on this wintersports toy - taking up to two tobogganers at a time, the Snow Speed sled (above) from Super Tramp has curvy aerodynamic lines and a racing red finish, and comes complete with full suspension for the bumpy bits and left and right handed steering brakes.
Mine, for instance, has a 1937 Ford rear end that was made narrower and used for the steering brakes. Two Chevrolet transmissions from the late 1930s and early 1940s were incorporated: one for the winch and one to propel the crawler.

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