Band Brake Check

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Checks band brake forces and stresses according to recognised formulae.
This is a very simple type of brake using the principle that a band is wrapped part round a rotating drum. Tension can be applied to the band using a lever. The restraining torque results from the difference in tension between the two ends of the belt.

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#2 JohnDoyle[Admin] 2016-09-07 05:59
Jim we do have some advice and some conversion tools to help see 'Trouble with Units'
#1 Jim_Roskie 2016-09-06 21:34
can this be used with English units

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