Some articles on leading, leading shoes, leading shoe, shoe:
... The single-leading-shoe drum brake (SLS), a.k.a ... "leading/trailing drum brake", is a basic type of drum brake design ... An SLS brake is less powerful as a twin-leading-shoe drum brake, but that is not critical on the rear where excessive braking force can cause the rear roadwheels to lock ...
... The twin-leading-shoe brake (2LS) is a type of drum brake that has two leading shoes, rather than the single leading shoe and a single trailing shoe of a ... A leading shoe has a self-servo effect, so an advantage of a 2LS is that it provides the maximum retardation in its intended direction of travel, i.e ... The self-servo effect arises because the leading shoe are dragged into the friction surface of the brake drum, and thus achieving maximum braking force ...
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