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Air brake (road vehicle)

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An air brake or, more formally, a compressed air brake system, is a type of friction brake for vehicles in which compressed air pressing on a piston is used to apply the pressure to the brake pad needed to stop the vehicle. [1]

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Air brake

Air brake or more formally compressed air brake system may refer to.

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Air horn

An air horn is a pneumatic device designed to create an extremely loud noise for signaling purposes.

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Air line

An air line is a tube, or hose, that carries a compressed air supply, e.g. to inflate tyres or power compressed-air tools.

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Albion Aberdonian

The Albion Aberdonian was an underfloor-engined bus designed and manufactured by Albion Motors between 1957 and 1960, it was introduced as a longer derivative of the Albion Nimbus.

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Antonov An-2

The Antonov An-2 (Russian nickname: "Annushka" or "Annie"; "kukuruznik" - corn crop duster; USAF/DoD reporting name Type 22, NATO reporting name Colt) is a Soviet mass-produced single-engine biplane utility/agricultural aircraft designed and manufactured by the Antonov Design Bureau beginning in 1946.

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Autocar U8144T 5- to 6-ton 4x4 truck

The Autocar Model U8144T, officially "5- to 6-Ton, 4 x 4, Ponton Tractor Truck", (supply catalog no. '''G511''') was the largest, and most heavy-duty, of a family of heavy four wheel drive trucks developed for, and deployed primarily with, the United States Army in World War II.

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Automobile accessory power

Automobile accessory power can be transferred by several different means.

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Çimsataş

Çimsataş, an acronym for Çukurova İnşaat Makinaları Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (literary "Çukurova Construction Machinery Industry and Commerce Inc."), is a manufacturer of construction machinery located in Mersin, Turkey.

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Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA), previously Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority, is a public transportation system serving the city of Reading and its surrounding area of Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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Bloodhound SSC

Bloodhound SSC is a British supersonic land vehicle currently in development.

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Brake

A brake is a mechanical device that inhibits motion by absorbing energy from a moving system.

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Brake (disambiguation)

A brake is a device which inhibits motion.

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British Columbia Safety Council

The British Columbia Safety Council was a provincial, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to safety, helping business and individuals prevent injury through safety education and awareness throughout British Columbia, Canada.

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Compressed air

Compressed air is air kept under a pressure that is greater than atmospheric pressure.

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Compressor

A compressor is a mechanical device that increases the pressure of a gas by reducing its volume.

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Diamond T 4-ton 6x6 truck

The Diamond T 4-ton 6×6 truck was a heavy tactical truck built for the United States Army during World War II.

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Double check valve

A double check valve or double check assembly (DCA) is a backflow prevention device designed to protect water supplies from contamination.

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Driver's licenses in the United States

In the United States of America, driver's licenses are issued by each individual state, territory, and the federal district rather than by the federal government because of the concept of federalism.

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Emergency brake (train)

On trains, the expression emergency brake has several meanings.

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F-Zero Climax

F-Zero Climax is a racing video game developed by Suzak Inc. and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy Advance (GBA) handheld console.

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F-Zero GX

F-Zero GX is a futuristic racing video game developed by Amusement Vision and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo GameCube console, which released worldwide in 2003.

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Fail-safe

A fail-safe in engineering is a design feature or practice that in the event of a specific type of failure, inherently responds in a way that will cause no or minimal harm to other equipment, the environment or to people.

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Fluid power

Fluid power is the use of fluids under pressure to generate, control, and transmit power.

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Gender of connectors and fasteners

In electrical and mechanical trades and manufacturing, each half of a pair of mating connectors or fasteners is conventionally assigned the designation male or female.

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Gladhand connector

A gladhand connector or gladhand coupler is an interlocking hose coupling fitted to hoses supplying pressurized air from a tractor unit to air brakes on a semi-trailer, or from a locomotive to railway air brakes on railroad cars.

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Grupo Industrial Ramirez

Grupo Industrial Ramirez was the first Mexican automotive company and also the first Mexican company to ever produce pickup trucks and vans.

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Hose

A hose is a flexible hollow tube designed to carry fluids from one location to another.

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Hydraulic brake

A hydraulic brake is an arrangement of braking mechanism which uses brake fluid, typically containing glycol ethers or diethylene glycol, to transfer pressure from the controlling mechanism to the braking mechanism.

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Isdera

Isdera GmbH or Ingenieurbüro für Styling, Design und Racing (Engineering Company for Styling, Design and Racing) is a privately run automaker based in a small workshop in Hildesheim, Germany.

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Isuzu (Anadolu)

Anadolu Isuzu (officially Anadolu Isuzu Automotive Industry & Trading A.Ş.) is an automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey and a joint venture between Anadolu Group from Turkey, and Isuzu Motors and Itochu Co.

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Kenworth 10-ton 6x6 heavy wrecking truck

The Kenworth 10-ton 6x6 heavy wrecking truck (G116) (officially Heavy Wrecking Truck M1) was the standard heavy wrecker of the US Army during World War II.

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Knorr-Bremse

Knorr-Bremse ("Bremse" meaning brake) is a manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles that has operated in the field for over 110 years.

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List of How It's Made episodes

How It's Made is a documentary television series that premiered on January 6, 2001 on the Discovery Channel (now known as Discovery Science in Canada, and Science in the UK and US.) The program is produced in the Canadian province of Quebec by Productions MAJ, Inc.

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M123 and M125 10-ton 6x6 trucks

The Mack M123 (G792) was a 10-ton 6x6 semi-tractor introduced in 1955; the Mack M125 was a heavy cargo truck version of the M123.

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M19 Tank Transporter

The M19 Tank Transporter (US supply catalog designation G159) was a heavy tank transporter system used in World War II and into the 1950s.

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M425 and 426 Tractor Truck

The M425 and M426 Tractor trucks (G671) were 5 ton (4,536kg) load rated 4x2 semi-tractors that were used from 1944 on by the US Army.

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Meillerwagen

The Meillerwagen (Meiller Vehicle) was a German World War II trailer used to transport a V-2 rocket from the 'transloading point' of the Technical Troop Area to the 'launching point', to erect the missile on the Brennstand (firing stand), and to act as the service gantry for fuelling and launch preparation.

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Midland-Ross

Midland-Ross Co. was an American steel, aerospace products, electronics, and automobile components manufacturer which existed from 1894 to 1986.

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Pneumatics

Pneumatics (From Greek: πνεύμα) is a branch of engineering that makes use of gas or pressurized air.

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Pounds per square inch

The pound per square inch or, more accurately, pound-force per square inch (symbol: lbf/in2; abbreviation: psi) is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units.

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Pressure vessel

A pressure vessel is a container designed to hold gases or liquids at a pressure substantially different from the ambient pressure.

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Railway air brake

A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.

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Relay valve

A relay valve is an air-operated valve typically used in air brake systems to remotely control the brakes at the rear of a heavy truck or semi-trailer in a tractor-trailer combination.

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Road train

A road train or land train is a trucking vehicle of a type used in rural and remote areas of Australia, Europe, and the United States, to move freight efficiently.

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Saviem S

The Saviem S is a range of medium-duty trucks manufactured by the French manufacturer Saviem between 1964 and 1967.

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Saviem SM

The Saviem SM was a range of medium trucks produced by the French manufacturer Saviem between 1967 and 1975.

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Scania-Vabis L20

The Scania-Vabis L20/L60/L71 was a series of heavy duty trucks produced by Swedish automaker Scania-Vabis between 1946 and 1958.

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Scania-Vabis L36

The Scania-Vabis L36 was a medium sized truck produced by Swedish automaker Scania-Vabis between 1964 and 1968.

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Scania-Vabis L55

The Scania-Vabis L55/L56/L66 was a series of trucks produced by Swedish automaker Scania-Vabis between 1959 and 1968.

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Scania-Vabis L75

The Scania-Vabis L75/L76 was a series of heavy duty trucks produced by Swedish automaker Scania-Vabis between 1958 and 1968.

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Semi-trailer

A semi-trailer is a trailer without a front axle.

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Semi-trailer truck

A semi-trailer truck (more commonly semi truck or simply "semi") is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.

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Sidelifter

A sidelifter is a specialised vehicle or semi-trailer used to hoist and transport ISO standard intermodal containers over longer distances.

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Sisu M-161

Sisu M-series is a 2–4-axle forward control lorry model series made by the Finnish heavy vehicle producer Suomen Autoteollisuus (SAT) in 1969–1984.

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Sisu R-141

Sisu R-series is a 2–3-axle lorry model series made by the Finnish heavy vehicle producer Suomen Autoteollisuus (SAT) in 1970–1982.

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South West England

South West England is one of nine official regions of England.

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Spring break (disambiguation)

Spring break is a secular holiday.

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Starter (engine)

A starter (also self-starter, self, cranking motor, or starter motor) is a device used to rotate (crank) an internal-combustion engine so as to initiate the engine's operation under its own power.

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Tatra 148

The Tatra 148 was a truck produced in Czechoslovakia by the Tatra company.

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Tatra 813

Tatra T813 was a truck produced in Czechoslovakia by the Tatra company.

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Trailer (vehicle)

A trailer is an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle.

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Trailer brake controller

A brake controller is usually an OEM or aftermarket installed device or module.

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Trailer connectors in North America

A number of standards prevail in North America, or parts of it, for trailer connectors, the electrical connectors between vehicles and the trailers they tow that provide a means of control for the trailers.

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Truck driver

A truck driver (commonly referred to as a trucker, teamster or driver in the United States and Canada; a truckie in Australia and New Zealand; a lorry driver, or driver in Ireland, the United Kingdom, India, Nepal and Pakistan) is a person who earns a living as the driver of a truck (usually a semi truck, box truck or dump truck).

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Trucking industry in the United States

The trucking industry serves the American economy by transporting large quantities of raw materials, works in process, and finished goods over land—typically from manufacturing plants to retail distribution centers.

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Vanajan Autotehdas

Vanajan Autotehdas Oy (VAT) was a producer of heavy vehicles based in Hämeenlinna, Finland.

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Vehicle horn

A horn is a sound-making device that can be equipped to motor vehicles, buses, bicycles, trains, trams (a.k.a. streetcars in North America), and other types of vehicles.

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Volvo Titan

The Volvo Titan was a heavy duty truck produced by Swedish automaker Volvo between 1951 and 1973.

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Wig wag (truck braking systems)

A wig wag is a warning device for low air pressure found in air brake systems on large commercial trucks.

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Wipeout 3

Wipeout 3 is a futuristic racing video game developed by Psygnosis and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation.

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ZiS-151

The ZiS-151 (ЗиС-151) was general-purpose truck produced by the Soviet car manufacturer Automotive Factory No. 2 ''Zavod imeni Stalina'' in 1947–1958.

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1000 Ways to Die (season 4)

The TV show 1000 Ways to Die aired on the cable channel Spike, New episodes were supposed to air on Monday nights at 10/9C, beginning on March 12, 2012, with the Season 4 premiere.

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15 cm sIG 33

The 15 cm sIG 33 (schweres Infanterie Geschütz 33, lit. "Heavy Infantry Gun") was the standard German heavy infantry gun used in the Second World War.

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5-ton 6x6 truck

The 5‑ton 6x6 truck, officially "Truck, 5‑ton, 6x6", was a class of heavy-duty trucks used by the US Armed Forces.

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6-ton 6x6 truck

The 6-ton 6×6 truck (G512, 514, 547, 569) was a family of heavy tactical trucks built for the United States Army during World War II.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_brake_(road_vehicle)

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