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caliper(s)

(kăl′ĭ-pĕr) [Fr. calibre, diameter of bore of gun]
A hinged instrument for measuring thickness or diameter.
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ENPNewswire-August 7, 2019--Motorcar Parts of America Launches Brake Caliper Product Line; Sales Contributions of $30 million Expected in This Fiscal Year -
According to new report available with Million Insights, strict regulations for vehicle and passenger safety has resulted in compulsory installation of brake caliper in LCV, PCV, HCV and two-wheelers.
It has steel suspension arms, a mix of aluminum and iron on the brake calipers and steering knuckles, and it has a cast aluminum subframe.
AP Racing's design made a major step forward in brake caliper technology within the motorsport industry and was used by teams in Formula 3, NASCAR and subsequently Formula 1.
Phase 1 of the foundry, estimated at $140 million, will have an installed capacity of 75,000 metric tonnes per annum, and will produce grey iron for brake discs and ductile iron for brake calipers.
Bill Jones, TRW's technical manager, said, "Our recently installed machine for plating brake calipers for BMW has been a huge success.
But don't argue if you're told that the brake caliper is leaking fluid or the piston won't retract.
Huge air inlets, bright orange brake calipers and massive 20-inch alloys hint at the power of the 300bhp machine, while the doors open by remote control.
The AL 204 multi-spindle five-axis machining center produces complex light metal parts such as brake calipers, main brake cylinders, and valve housings.
Other options include coloured brake calipers at pounds 406, massage for the front or rear seats at pounds 3,866 per pair and a spare wheel at pounds 529.
Created by a company called eStop that is now owned by Siemens VDO, the new brake design replaces conventional brake calipers with a module consisting of a brake pad, a wedge and wedge-holding mechanism, two electric motors, and a set of sensors that read movement and Force at each wheel.
There are `ball-polished' chrome door handles, 19-inch rim wheels and titanium-coloured brake calipers, whilst inside there is a special finish and headrests in blue carbon wire.