Air Brake Manual


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Stroke vs. force

The amount of force available at the push rod is consistent out to two in. (50.8 mm) of stroke. After two in. (50.8 mm), push rod force drops very quickly (Fig. 54).

Push rod stroke and force
Figure 54. Push rod stroke and force
 

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Rev: 2018