Electromechanical Brakes

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Press Brake is available with 40 ton capacity rating.

May 26, 2016

Designed to bend parts at speeds up to 59 ipm, Dyna-Press 40/15 Plus compact electric press brake features 60 in. working length, precision 4-axis back gauge, and TOUCH-B 15 in. touchscreen CNC control. Latter facilitates setup and 2D creation/3D simulation. Coupling of electric ram and servomotors via 2 heavy-duty ball screws distributes force and tonnage evenly across working length, and ergonomic design features front support table that lets operator work in seated or standing position. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

EVS Metal Acquires Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation for Riverdale, New Jersey Manufacturing Facility

April 13, 2016

Riverdale, NJ – EVS Metal, Inc., has added an extraordinary new fabrication system to their New Jersey manufacturing facility: the Amada EG 6013 Power Press Brake with Automation. This new bending machine features the world’s first dual servo-electric drive, allowing EVS to process parts with both high speed and high degrees of precision. The EG 6013 is especially impressive as it utilizes... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Magnetek to Exhibit Line of High-Performance Elevator Controls at NAEC 2015

September 15, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Magnetek, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of elevator drives, will be exhibiting their new M1000 Elevator Drive, Quattro® Cube AC Elevator Drive, HPV® 900 AF Elevator Drive, and RegenAC™ Regenerative Braking Product at NAEC’s 66th Annual Convention and Exposition being held September 28‒October 1, 2015, in Boston. Magnetek’s full line... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Spring Applied Brake is suited for robotic arms.

May 26, 2015

Able to reduce cantilevered load on robotic arms, 6,000 rpm max-rated BXR-LE offers static friction torque range from 0.236–0.973 lb-ft and operating over -4 to 140°F ambient range. Size and weight promote machine design efficiency. With accompanying voltage controller, power consumption is stepped down to 7 Vdc after split second of 24 Vdc for brake actuation. Additional features include minimized heat generation and servo motor face mounting capability. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

UTC Aerospace Systems Partners with Embraer to Showcase Electric Brake Technology

June 25, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - PARIS AIR SHOW - UTC Aerospace Systems recently partnered with Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BOVESPA: EMB3) to successfully demonstrate the next generation of electric braking system technology.  The demonstration was performed under Embraer's "More Electric Aircraft" (MEA) study assessing the benefits of the newest generation of electric braking technology that incorporates... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

TRW to Launch Integrated Stability Control and Electric Park Brake System

November 12, 2012

LIVONIA, Mich. - TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) has announced that it has won initial business awards for its integrated Electric Park Brake (EPBi) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. The combined system will launch in Europe and Asia Pacific with major vehicle manufacturers commencing in 2014 and later in North America.<4444>The integration of the two technologies... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque Electric Brake suits heavy industry equipment.

October 13, 2010

Fitting into drive system of any heavy industry equipment, Series 7EC Electric Caliper brake features torque capacity of 500-5,000 lb-ft and speed up to 10,000 sfpm. Spring-set/electrically-released brake is used for dynamic stopping, E-stop, and/or holding-only applications, and can be mounted directly to drive shaft, bolted to coupling hub, or directly to large motors. Electrical operation eliminates need for hydraulic or pneumatic components or systems. 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

Mechanical Power Transmission

Arc Brake suits electromechanical applications.

May 19, 2006

Measuring 5 in. long, 30-Degree Arc Brake supplies 90 lb-ft torque, is spring applied, and electrically released. It has 4 stationary inner disks with friction pucks and 5 rotating outer disks. Steel magnet body and spring loaded armature plate attach to stationary surface. Energized coil compresses spring and attracts armature plate, allowing disks to rotate. Brake is also available as bi-stable, pulse operated brake or power-on brake. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Motor Brakes utilize reduced wear/stress design.

August 20, 2004

Available in Quick-Mount versions, MagnaShear brakes come filled with oil and ready to mount, with no disassembly required. Brake's fan acts as quill clamping device, while pilotless design allows slide-on shaft mounting and brake self-centering. Brakes avoid heat and wear by operating friction surfaces in constantly circulating oil. Units are available in 9 spring-set torque ratings from 6-86 lb-ft and have max KE ranges from 7,967-26,500 lb-ft. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Enclosed Brakes provide quiet-running operation.

January 15, 2003

Series 321 includes 6 armature-actuated, electric, disc brakes with enclosures that reduce noise and protect against hostile environments. Brakes decelerate or hold inertial loads when voltage to brake coil is disconnected. They feature asbestos-free friction discs and require no adjustments. Low-voltage design operates in applications that are susceptible to weak battery or brownout. Static torque ratings are 3, 5, 7, 15, 35, and 50 lb-in. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring-Set Brakes provide fail-safe holding.

October 7, 2002

Electrically released Series WR brakes engage when power is turned off or interrupted. Models WR-213, WR-198, and WR-180 feature torque capacities of 53, 35, and 4.43 lb-in., respectively. Brakes offer optional manual release and limit switch to disconnect power or arm warning circuit. Applications include conveyors, machine tools, robotics, hand held power tools, and personal mobility devices. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Disc Brake features NEMA 4/IP-55 moisture protection.

August 22, 2002

Stearns® 87,300 Series solenoid-actuated, hazardous location disc brake is offered in 7 sizes with torque ratings from 10-105 lb-ft. Motor- and foot-mounted versions are available with NEMA 4, 7, and 9 enclosure protection. Cast-iron enclosure features O-ring seals between housing and endplate, as well as endplate and motor. Class H coil insulation and built-in thermal protector prevent brake surface temperature from exceeding specified limits for hazardous locations. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Brakes are offered with steel housing.

July 24, 2002

Series 320 dyamic disc brakes come in 3 sizes. Size 1.2 has static torque rating of 3 lbs-in. and is available with mounting bolt circle of 2.5 or 2.62 in. Size 1.8 has static torque of 7 or 15 lb-in, and comes with 2.125 in. bolt circle as well as 3.5 in. bolt circle, with or without 2.5 in. register for 42C frame motors. Size 2.8, with 35 lb-in. static torque, is available with 3.5 in. bolt circle. Armature-actuated brake design is direct-acting, with 2 moving parts. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Electric Disc Brakes never require adjustments.

February 12, 2002

Stearns 321 Series consists of 6 totally-enclosed, non-ventilated, armature-actuated electric disc brakes. They are available with static torque ratings of 3, 5, 7, 15, 35 and 50 lb-in. Brakes are designed for service in dirty or contaminated environments to decelerate or hold inertial loads when voltage to brake coil is disconnected. They are available in versions that will operate on 12, 24, 48, 90 and 180 VDC as well as 230 VAC. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Failsafe Brake fits stepper and servo motors.

January 29, 2002

Model RFEB power-off brake mounts on front end of standard NEMA 23 and NEMA 34 stepper or servo motors to prevent machine from operating or for holding load in place when power fails. It has spring-set design, ball bearing supported output shaft, and operates at speeds to 8,000 rpm. Brake is available in 24 and 90 Vdc versions. Applications include factory automation, material handling, robotics, CNC tools and systems, and packaging machinery. Read More

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