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AIR/HYDRAULIC CONVERTER [1 record]

Record 1 1996-12-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Trucking (Road Transport)
  • Braking Systems (Motor Vehicles and Bicycles)
DEF

Device consisting of an air cylinder attached to a hydraulic transmitter which proportionally converts air braking pressure into hydraulic braking pressure.

OBS

This type of device is used for the front hydraulic brakes of a vehicle equipped with an air/hydraulic braking system.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Camionnage
  • Freins (Véhicules automobiles et bicyclettes)
DEF

Appareil composé d'un cylindre pneumatique fixé à un émetteur hydraulique qui transforme une pression de freinage pneumatique en une pression de freinage hydraulique proportionnelle.

OBS

Ce type d'appareil agit sur les freins hydrauliques avant d'un véhicule comportant un système de freinage oléopneumatique.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Transporte por camión
  • Frenos (Vehículos automotores y bicicletas)
DEF

Aparato formado por un cilindro neumático fijado a un cilindro hidráulico que transforma la presión neumática ejercida sobre el pedal del freno en una presión hidráulica proporcional.

OBS

Este mecanismo actúa sobre los frenos hidráulicos delanteros de un vehículo provisto de un sistema de freno aerohidráulico y una línea hidráulica lo conecta al acoplamiento de remolque en la parte posterior del vehículo.

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