DISK ASSIST, THE SIMULTANEOUS USE OF TREAD AND DISK BRAKES

The combination of on-tread and disk braking is an excellent method to obtain the advantages of each kind of braking and to minimize the disadvantages. There is a real need for combination braking on rapid transit cars and many freight cars. Results of in-service performance of a test car are given.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Archibald, R H
    • Cabble, G M
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056853
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 73-WA/RT-11 Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1981 12:00AM