twin leading shoe design

14:04 Dec 19, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: twin leading shoe design
There are two basic systems of brake shoe operation used in drum brakes:

- twin leading she design

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Cynthia Brals-Rud
nadiseño de freno de segmento de entrada
Yolanda Broad



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diseño de freno de segmento de entrada

See my previous posting for references.

And note: your "trealing" in the other request is most likely: "trailing" (the opposite of "leading")

Yolanda Broad
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3 days 13 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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