Clutch & Brake Controls

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

ZF TRW's Innovative Integrated Brake Control System to Launch in High Volume in 2018

October 13, 2015

LIVONIA, Mich. • The Integrated Brake Control system will be implemented in high volume by a major vehicle manufacturer • Combines conventional braking components and functional control into a single unit offering enhanced performance across a full range of light duty vehicles • Will help meet increased requirements for fuel efficiency/CO(2), advanced safety systems such as...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Emerson Presents Elevator Drive & Motor Solution at Interlift 2015

September 29, 2015

Control Techniques and Leroy-Somer, both part of Emerson Industrial Automation, an Emerson (NYSE:EMR) business, are displaying their range of variable speed drives and a new permanent magnet motor specifically for the elevator market at October's Interlift 2015. The Control Techniques E200 and E300 drives and the Leroy-Somer E27 motor make installing and commissioning elevator systems...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Braking Controller regulates torque for gentle deceleration.

April 20, 2015

Intelligent braking torque control module generates variable braking torque for ROBA-stop® safety brakes, making it possible to decelerate devices and machines evenly and gently. Operated with 24 or 48 Vdc, 103 x 69 x 30 mm module can control brakes with nominal coil current of 10 or 5 A. Resulting clamping force for brake rotor can be specified to 25%, 50%, or 75% of nominal spring force via 2 digital inputs; continuous, analog default signal from 0–10 V is alternatively possible. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Evana Automation Ships Custom Assembly and Test System to Tier 1 Automotive Supplier

October 16, 2014

Evana system will efficiently assemble and test ABS brake control modules Evansville, Indiana – Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently shipped a custom assembly and test system to a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier that will assemble and test ABS brake control modules. The system will press circuit...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Range Expander increases machine capabilities.

June 12, 2014

Individually controlling each brake to increase capabilities of existing machines, P3000HD creates multiple operating ranges by utilizing only necessary amount of pads to create required torque. Machines can then become more effective at running multiple types of materials with differing tension levels, gain greater control at lower torque ranges, run high mass rolls at lighter tensions, run low torque/tension applications that require high torque to stop, and reduce friction pad wear. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products

Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.

February 19, 2014

Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb™ Open-Loop Torque Controller provides taper tension to center-driven rewind or unwind operations. Web tension is regulated by controlling motor or brake torque based on varying levels of roll diameter. EasyWeb™ can accept signals from direct diameter sensor or calculate diameter using line and roll speed signals. With bright OLED display, user interface enables viewing in any light and from any angle. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

TRW Defines New Level of Safety with Integration of Active Seatbelt and Automatic Emergency Braking Systems

February 28, 2011

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 16, 2011 - TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW), today unveiled a new, intelligent safety system designed to enhance the protection of occupants in challenging driving situations or mitigate the effects of a crash. The system combines TRW's Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) system with its Active Control Retractor (ACR) seatbelt technology to reinforce driver warning;...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Drive/Brake Controller is intended for rail vehicles.

December 15, 2010

Providing propulsion and brake control for rail vehicles, FBS has modular design that is readily customizable and constructed for extended service life. Standard and custom handles are available with integrated buttons, and support is provided for various cam switched contacts as well as direct drive output choices. While ball bearing construction ensures smooth and precise control, range of voltage and current amplifiers are available to meet individual drive control requirements. Read More

Controls & Controllers

SenDEC's General Manager and Head of Engineering Awarded Patent for Innovative Clutch Controller

January 15, 2010

David Sestito and Sean Harnett have been awarded a US Patent for their design of a clutch controller that softens the engagement of electromagnetic clutches. SenDEC is taking its tradition of innovative product design and development to a new market. SenDEC's Products Group is a recognized industry leader in digital instrumentation but this patent marks new territory for SenDEC. The technology...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Press Brake Control helps meet CSA safety standard Z142-02.

May 14, 2009

Connecting together all of safety guards and monitoring devices on both hydraulic and mechanical press brakes with diverse redundancy, COMMAND STAMP helps to verify and maintain safe press brake operations. CSA/UL approved unit is offered with software customization to suit specific production processes and can be used to upgrade both new and existing press brakes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Two BorgWarner Innovations Named to Automotive News Top 25 PACE Awards List

April 22, 2009

Date: 4/7/2009 R2S Turbocharger Technology and DualTronic Dual-Clutch Transmission Technology Make the All-Time Best List for PACE Awards AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 7 -- Two BorgWarner innovations - regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharging technology and DualTronic dual clutch transmission technology - have been named to the Automotive News Top 25 PACE Awards list. The distinguished list...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dual-Clutch Technology Voted Transmission of the Future at CTI Symposium

March 23, 2009

BorgWarner Expects Its Pioneering DualTronic Technology to Capture 80% of Dual-Clutch Transmission Market AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 11 / -- During the seventh International Car Training Institute (CTI) Symposium for Innovative Automotive Transmissions in Berlin, over 40% of participants responding to an on-site survey predicted dual-clutch technology will be the leading transmission by the...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Braking System targets hybrid/low-vacuum vehicles.

November 4, 2008

Slip Control Boost 2 (SCB 2) brake technology, suited for regenerative and low vacuum powertrain vehicles, includes electro-hydraulic control unit (EHCU) and brake pedal simulator unit with twin master cylinder to supply brake pressure. Featuring minimized number of components, 12 V system also provides decoupled brake pedal for integration into autonomous or emergency braking systems. It can be integrated into vehicles from small cars to SUVs. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Press Brake Control System facilitates input and operation.

June 30, 2008

Used on PPEB and Easy-Form series press brakes, CADMAN® Touch combines CNC technology and IR touch screen programming system running on Windows® XP embedded PC-based control unit. It works with LVD integrated intelligent bending database and on-board LVD CADMAN-B 3D (bending) software, creating and storing interactive integrated databases for bend allowance, angle corrections, and spring-back. GUI minimizes control input, lessening steps between drawing to completed part. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Clutch Brake Control is for baggage handling applications.

April 28, 2008

Suited for closed-loop operation in baggage handling applications, CBPC-3590 Clutch Brake Positioning Control has one-board, microprocessor-based design, internal display and keypad that prevents unauthorized access to settings, and fault notification feature that includes offline relay option. Model CBPC-3590 features 120 Vac, ±10%, 50-60 Hz, single phase, 300 VA maximum input power, 1.6 A, 250 V fast acting fusing, and adjustable output frequency from 60-400 Hz. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electronic Braking System suits industrial applications.

June 12, 2003

Braketronic® Controller utilizes solid-state drive technology to provide variable torque control to industrial shoe and disc brakes. Product enables single or multiple brakes to be proportionally controlled by foot pedal, master switch, or radio as well as selectively by aforementioned means. Controller may also be configured to gradually apply brakes by pre-programmed ramping, initiated by single-step control devices or pendant stations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Textile Industry Products

Tension Control keeps web stable.

March 14, 2002

Dancer Control System includes RSD100 digital dancer position controller, EN50 electro-pneumatic transducer, DPS 30 or 60 dancer position sensor, and power supply. RSD 100 interfaces with brake, clutch or motor drive to provide stable web tension. Dancer position sensors accurately measure rotational movement of dancer arm. EN50 electro-pneumatic transducer allows RSD to interface directly with air engaged brakes/clutches. Read More