Business / Machine Shop / Rake: That surface of a cutting tool against which the chips bear while being severed. If this surface is less than 90?? from the surface being cut, the rake is positive, if more, the rake is negative.

Other Words for Rake

Rake Verb Synonyms: scrape, comb, scratch, grate, graze

Sintered Brake Pads

Technology / Motorcycle / Sintered Brake Pads: Asbestos-free brake pads made of sintered metal, with excellent friction coefficient and heat resistance characteristics. Sintering is a method for making objects from powdery metals by heating withou MORE

Contracting-Band Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Contracting-Band Brake: A brake in which a band is tightened around a rotation drum. MORE

Integrated Brakes

Technology / Motorcycle / Integrated Brakes: Integrated Brakes are used on motorcycles to link together the front and rear brakes. Many inexperienced riders in panic situations tend to overuse the rear (foot) brake. This causes skidding and poss MORE

Drum Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Drum Brake: A Drum Brake is the older style of motorcycle brake. Most bikes use disc brakes these days. Drum brakes work by forcing brake shoes against the inside of a rotating drum that is part of the wheel. Man MORE

Disc Brake

Technology / Motorcycle / Disc Brake: A Disc Brake consists of both a rotating portion called the Rotor and a stationary portion called the Caliper. The Rotor is attached to the wheel of the motorcycle. The Caliper assembly parts work aga MORE

Rake and Trail

Technology / Motorcycle / Rake and Trail: Rake is the angle of the fork away from vertical toward the rider. Trail is the distance on the ground between a vertical line dropped straight down from the center of the wheel and a projection of th MORE