brake band

noun
a flexible strap, usually of steel, lined with a friction-producing material and tightened against a brake drum to produce a braking action.
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brake band
 
n
a strip of fabric, leather, or metal tightened around a pulley or shaft to act as a brake

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Example sentences
The boom hoist slipped due to improper band adjustment and an oily residue, which was found on the surface of the brake band.
When the brake pedal is depressed, the brake booster applies the brake by contracting the brake band smoothly.
The whip line brake was examined and found to be fully functional, but grease was found on the inside edge of the brake band.
After disengaging the brake band for inspection the whip line started to free fall.
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