Definitions for "Drum brakes"
Keywords:  shoe, brake, wheel, rotate, friction
A type of brake that has an iron casting shaped like a shallow drum that rotates with the wheel. Curved brake shoes are forced into contact with the inner periphery of this drum to provide braking.
hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
A brake system that uses a wheel cylinder to force two brake shoes against a rotating drum. (used primarily as rear brakes, but have been used in the front in older vehicles.)