metal brake pad

metal brake pad

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • sintered metal brake pad — A type of brake pad made of sinter and is designed to reduce noise and increase performance and life …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • brake pad — [1] The friction material or lining which is secured to metal plates. They press against the brake disc or rotor to enable the wheel to stop. They are to be distinguished from brake shoes which press against the inside of a drum. [2] On a bicycle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • pad — See backing pad brake pad ceramic brake pad friction pad pillion pad sintered metal brake pad skid pad …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Brake lining — Brake linings are the consumable surfaces in braking systems, especially those used in vehicles.tructure and functionBrake linings are composed of a relatively soft but tough and heat resistant material with a high coefficient of dynamic friction …   Wikipedia

  • brake shoe — That part of the brake system, located at the wheels, upon which the brake lining is attached. There are usually two shoes (curved or arc shaped pieces) in each wheel. When the wheel cylinders are actuated by hydraulic pressure they force the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • brake shoe — brake′ shoe n. 1) trs a rigid curved plate, usu. of steel coated with a friction producing material, tightened against the inside of a brake drum to produce a braking action 2) trs (on a bicycle) a metal block holding a rubber pad, pressed… …   From formal English to slang

  • Bicycle brake — Animation of a single pivot side pull calliper brake for the rear wheel of a steel framed road bike. A bicycle brake is used to slow down or stop a bicycle. There have been various types of brake used throughout history, and several are still in… …   Wikipedia

  • Disc brake — Close up of a disc brake on a car On automobiles, disc brakes are often located with …   Wikipedia

  • Bicycle brake systems — are used to slow down, or brake a bicycle. There have been various types through history, and several are still in use today.HistoryEarly bicycles such as the high wheeled penny farthing bikes were fitted with spoon brakes. As they were fixed… …   Wikipedia

  • Drum brake — A drum brake with the drum removed as used on the rear wheel of a car or truck. Note that in this installation, a cable operated parking brake uses the service shoes …   Wikipedia

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