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[[File:Tires.PNG|right|300px|thumb|Friction Wheels on a lift-hill]]
[[File:Tires.PNG|right|300px|thumb|Friction Wheels on a lift-hill]]
Friction Wheels are tires that are connected to the [[track]] of a [[roller coaster]] in order to control the speed of the train. Friction Wheels are often used in [[station]]s and [[brake run]]s (usually [[block-section]]ed) On some roller coasters, this same method is used on [[launch]]es, or on [[Lift Hill|lift-hill]].
'''Friction Wheels''' are tires that are connected to the [[track]] of a [[roller coaster]] in order to control the speed of the train. Friction Wheels are often used in [[station]]s and [[brake run]]s (usually [[block-section]]ed) On some roller coasters, this same method is used on [[launch]]es, or on [[Lift hill|lift-hill]].
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[[Category:Brake Systems]]
[[Category:Brake Systems]]

Revision as of 19:06, 7 October 2011

File:Tires.PNG
Friction Wheels on a lift-hill

Friction Wheels are tires that are connected to the track of a roller coaster in order to control the speed of the train. Friction Wheels are often used in stations and brake runs (usually block-sectioned) On some roller coasters, this same method is used on launches, or on lift-hill.