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a leading-trailing shoe arrangement (urgent)


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17:24 Dec 19, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: a leading-trailing shoe arrangement (urgent)
There are two basic systems of brake shoe operation used in brakes:

-twin leading shoe design
-a leading-trailing shoe arrangement

Note: we are talking about vehicles and i need the definition of both types of systems

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naDisposicion de zapatas de frenos delanteros y traseros...Ivan Sanchez
Cynthia Brals-Rud



3 days10 hrs


This is the explanation I found in the site of reference (
"Los frenos de tambor con zapatas aún se emplean en muchos coches, en las cuatro ruedas o solamente en las traseras (en este caso se montan frenos de disco en las ruedas delanteras). En los sistemas corrientes, el pedal del freno actúa sobre las cuatro ruedas, mientras que el de mano solo bloquea las ruedas traseras. La palanca del freno de mano posee un trinquete que permite que siga actuando al quedar el coche estacionado."
I think these are your two types in English.
Please visit the site, they provide great explanations and pictures. With your original document, and the exact context, you'll find all the answers.

Other interesting sites:
Go to Glosario, F, Frenos. También ilustrado, buenas explicaciones.
Definiciones de frenos

For English explanations, I found:

Good luck!

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Cynthia Brals-Rud
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Disposicion de zapatas de frenos delanteros y traseros...

'Twin leading shoe design': Diseño de zapatas dobles de frenos delanteros.
'-a leading-trailing shoe arrangement':
Disposicion mixta de zapatas de frenos delanteros y traseros.
Looks like heavy vehicles no?

Ivan Sanchez
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