Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Few facts about Anti-lock braking system

What is Anti-lock braking system?


An anti-lock braking system is also known to be Anti-skid braking system (ABS) is an braking system in automobile system which allows wheels on motor vehicle to maintain tractive contact with the road surface according to driver inputs while braking .

This ABS will prevent the wheels from locking up and avoiding uncontrolled skidding . It generally offers improved vehicle control and decrease stopping distance on dry and slipping.

Main component of ABS

There are four main components improves this braking system . They are 
  • Wheel speed sensor 
  • Valve
  • Pump 
  • Controller

ABS types


  1. Four-channel , Four-sensor ABS
  2. Three-channel , Four-sensor ABS
  3. Three-channel , Three-sensor ABS
  4. Two-channel, Four-sensor ABS
  5. One-channel,One-sensor ABS


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