brake band


brake band

brake band Examples noun

  1. a flexible strap, usually of steel, lined with a friction-producing material and tightened against a brake drum to produce a braking action.

Examples from the Web for brake band Historical Examples of brake band

  • The diaphragm is directly connected to the brake-band lever.

    Motor Truck Logging Methods

    Frederick Malcolm Knapp

  • She noted the edge of a brake-band peeping beyond the drum, in a ragged line of fabric and copper wire.

    Free Air

    Sinclair Lewis

  • The driver “guessed” that the brake-band was all gone, and that it would be dangerous to continue with it along mountain roads.

    Free Air

    Sinclair Lewis

  • British Dictionary definitions for brake band brake band noun

    1. a strip of fabric, leather, or metal tightened around a pulley or shaft to act as a brake

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