# What is the difference between floating and sliding calipers?

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

### Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Chapter 52, Problem 7RQ
Textbook Problem

## What is the difference between floating and sliding calipers?

Expert Solution
To determine

The difference between floating and sliding calipers.

### Explanation of Solution

The floating caliper is that in which there is presence of one piston and one hydraulic cylinder. This caliper floats on the pins or bolts connected to the anchor plate.

The sliding caliper is the one in which the caliper moves on the application of brakes towards the sides...

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