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Braking Components

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QuestionAnswer
Brake Disc Transmits braking force from brake pads to the hub assembly
Brake Pads Uses friction against disc to resist forward momentum.
Master Cylinder Hydraulic ram thats pressurises the braking system.
Servo Assists driver to apply brakes.
Wheel Cylinder Converts hydraulic pressure to linear expansion against brake shoes.
Brake Shoes Uses friction against drum to resist forward momentum.
Brake Drum Transmits braking force from shoes to hub assembly.
Hygroscopic Property of brake fluid meaning to absorb moisture (water)
Brake Fluid Hydraulic oil used in braking system to transmit pressure.
Self Servo Action Brake shoe assembly set up that produces an assisting force to aid the driver.
Flexi Hose Flexible hydraulic pipe which allows movement of steering and suspension.
Created by: david.putnam