en:Car Terms:D:Drum-Brakes 2019.0.8.1 IE/EN

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Drum brakes

The drum brakes are made up of a brake drum and two brake shoes which press the pistons of one (or two) brake cylinder(s) against the rounding of the drum brake.

In the case of a heavy load, heat causes the drum to expand, which may lead to fading. Due to the limited loading capacity, drum brakes are particularly suitable for rear axles.

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