Definition of Brake band

1. Noun. A band that can be tightened around a shaft to stop its rotation.

Generic synonyms: Band
Group relationships: Brake System, Brakes

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brake Band

brake band (current term)
brake bias
brake cylinder
brake disk
brake drum
brake failure
brake horsepower
brake horsepowers
brake light
brake lining
brake mean effective pressure
brake noodle
brake pad
brake pads
brake pedal

Literary usage of Brake band

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"See that the "brake-supports" are adjusted so that the brake band takes hold evenly all the way around and does not drag when released. ..."

2. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"Owing to the fact that the brake band is firmly supported at one side only, ... In order to prevent this a brake band carrier is usually placed on top of ..."

3. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"Brake, Band: A brake which contracts upon the outside of a drum attached to some ... Brake, Drum, and Band: See "Brake, Band". Brake, Emergency: A brake ..."

4. Handbook for Machine Designers and Draftsmen by Frederick Arthur Halsey (1913)
"The locution of the tension screw and of the gap in the brake band hould be at the bottom as in Fig. 10, and not at the top as in Fig. 9. ..."

5. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"Fulcrum •t-foot Pad '-•Adjustable Pad .Stem Brake Rod Support* f, frame Cross Member >Lined brake band adjustment only and should taken ..."

6. Military Observation Balloons (captive and Free): A Complete Treatise on by Emil Joseph Widmer (1917)
"... with a shaft b, the handwheel c, the brake band d, the telephone plugs ei and ... brake band ..."

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