BRAKE SHOE REPLACEMENT/ADJUSTMENT - Continued
INSPECTION - Continued
Over time, a ridge will form on the outer edge of the brake shoes. This is normal and
does not affect brake shoe serviceability.
Inspect brake shoes for OUT-OF-SERVICE and IN-SERVICE criteria as shown in Table 1. Brake Shoe
Table 1. Brake Shoe Service Criteria
Cracks or voids that exceed 1/16 in. (0.16 cm) in
Vertical or horizontal cracks in lining edge not
exceeding 1/16 in. (0.16 cm) in width or not
exceeding 1-1/2 in. (3.75 cm) in length.
Cracks that exceed 1-1/2 in. (3.75 cm) in length.
Portion of lining missing that exposes a fastening
Corner segment missing with no fastening device
device, or worn to the point that a fastening device
(rivet or bolt) exposed.
Cracks across the lining face that extend through the
Surface cracks in lining face that can extend from
hole to hole.
Pitting and material erosion on the lining face.