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Inventor of disc brake?

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Asked by aju joseph, 05 Jun '07 01:39 am
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Disc-style brakes began in England in the 1890s; the first ever automobile disc brakes were patented by Frederick William Lanchester in his Birmingham factory in 1902, though it took another half century for his innovation to be widely adopted.

Modern-style disc brakes first appeared on the low-volume Crosley Hotshot in 1949, although they had to be discontinued in 1950 due to design problems.[1] Chrysler's Imperial division also offered a type of disc brake from 1949 through 1953, though in this instance they were enclosed with dual internal-expanding, full-circle pressure plates. Reliable modern disc brakes were developed in the UK by Dunlop and first appeared in 1953 on the Jaguar C-Type racing car. The Citron DS of 1955, with powered inboard front disc brakes, and the 1956 Triumph TR3 were the first European production cars to feature modern disc brakes.[2] The next American production cars to be fitted with disc brakes were the 1963 Studebaker Avanti[3] the 1965 Rambler Marlin ...more
Answered by piyush k singh, 05 Jun '07 09:39 am

 
  
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gud question ifu find any answer plz message me.
Answered by saahil shti, 05 Jun '07 02:07 am

 
  
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