Summary Information (click on this NSN number for detailed information: 2530-00-006-6171)
Shoe Type Brake, also referenced with federal logistics item name code 9197:
A brake consisting essentially of the following: a. a torque spider which is a disklike metal part designed to fit over and be attached to the torque flange of the axle. b. one or more brake shoes with brake lining attached. c. a hydraulic cylinder(s) or mechanical linkage to provide the force by which the brake shoe is pressed against the brake drum.