Some older vehicles still use drum brakes. One of the components in this system is the brake drum, which has a cylindrical surface. When the brakes (hydraulic or pneumatic) are applied, brake shoes are forced against the rotating drum, thus converting kinetic energy to thermal energy and slowing the vehicle. In most modern vehicles, this system has been replaced by disc brakes but is still used on the rear axle of low-end compact cars. When the brakes are operated, up to 80% of braking force is ...Mehr erfahren
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