Electromechanical Brakes

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

CINCINNATI to Launch New Fiber Laser and Portable Electric Press Brake at FABTECH 2016

August 26, 2016

AUGUST 23, 2016; HARRISON, OH; USA - Cincinnati® Incorporated (CI) a leading provider of built-to-order machine tools, announces its participation as an exhibitor at FABTECH 2016 (November 16-18, Las Vegas, NV). Located in booth C31102 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the exhibit will feature the company’s latest product lines - the CL-960 fiber laser, the MAXFORM high... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Integrated Electronic Brake System is lightweight and compact.

June 29, 2016

To promote driving comfort, MK C1 reduces pedal vibrations and ensures driver always feels same force-path characteristics in pedal. Unit integrates brake actuation, brake booster, and control systems (ABS and ESC) into compact braking module. While able to build up braking pressure at rates to fulfill pressure dynamics requirements for ADAS, electro-hydraulic MK C1 also meets requirements... Read More

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... 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 an... 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... 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... 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. The integration of the two technologies eliminates the... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

TRW's Electric Park Brake for Front Axles Brings Advanced Safety to Smaller Vehicles

April 7, 2011

LIVONIA, Mich. -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) today unveiled its Electric Park Brake (EPB) system for front axles - a development which makes the technology more affordable for a wider range of vehicle segments. TRW's EPB offers a number of safety benefits in addition to space optimization in the vehicle's passenger compartment thanks to the elimination of the handbrake lever or... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Goodrich Completes Boeing 787 Electric Braking System Certification

March 14, 2011

o First electrically actuated braking system on a commercial aircraft CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 3, 2011 -- Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) electric brake system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has completed all required dedicated flight test conditions. The achievement follows a comprehensive development and qualification program involving multiple Goodrich business units and close collaboration... 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... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Nexen Spring-Engaged and Electric Rail Brakes Provide Secure Holding for Linear Motion Control Applications

July 21, 2009

Vadnais Heights, MN-July 7, 2009-Nexen rail brakes are available in spring-engaged and electric models, delivering a secure hold in the broadest range of linear motion control applications. RB Series spring-engaged rail brakes use spring forces to secure the load in holding applications, providing superior response time and high stopping and holding force for e-stop and power-off situations. For... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Varistop(TM) Forklift Brake Offers Variable Torque

March 4, 2009

February 5, 2009 Variable torque braking is at the forefront of electric forklift braking technology, and the Varistop permanent magnet brake from Matrix International applies this technology to address the challenge of increasing truck speed while reducing turning radius. The spring-applied motor and load wheel brake acccomplishes this by taking into account the changes in center of gravity with... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Transportation Industry Products

Forklift Brake Series from Altra Offers Options

February 12, 2009

January 28, 2009 Altra Industrial Motion offers a comprehensive series of electric forklift motor brakes, wheel brakes and permanent magnet brakes for OEM forklift manufacturers through its industry-leading brands, Warner Electric and Matrix International. The standard traction motor brake for parking and stopping is the electrically-released dynamic (ERD) brake. The ERD can be hydraulically... 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... Read More

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

TRW Extends Electric Parking Brake Technology across Wider Vehicle Range with Electric Drum-in-Hat (eDIH) Park Brake

December 13, 2007

LIVONIA, Mich., Nov. 7 -- TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW), the global leader in active and passive safety systems, is unveiling a new electric drum-in-hat (eDIH) park brake concept that frees up valuable interior space, allows for easier installation with fewer components, and integrates with other safety systems to bring the safety and comfort benefits of electric park brake technology... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

First Train in U.S. with New Braking System Operates Over Norfolk Southern

October 29, 2007

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 11 / / - Norfolk Southern made railroad history today when it operated the nation's first revenue service train equipped exclusively with electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brakes. The train, consisting of three new locomotives and 115 new hybrid coal gondolas, will be used in regular service between coal mines in southwestern Pennsylvania and the Keystone Generating... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Goodrich Innovations on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner About to Become Part of a Milestone in Aviation History

July 17, 2007

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17 /- (Paris Air Show) - As the history-making Boeing 787 Dreamliner prepares to be unveiled in Everett, Wash., Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) is once again poised to play a role in the history of the industry. According to Goodrich's Jack Carmola, Segment President, Actuation and Landing Systems, "Across the Goodrich enterprise we have a true sense of pride and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

LOT Polish Airlines Selects Goodrich's Electric Braking System for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

July 17, 2007

o LOT will be first European carrier to add the Dreamliner to its fleet CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17 /-- (Paris Air Show) -- LOT Polish Airlines has selected Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) to supply wheels and electric brakes for its addition of eight Boeing 787 Dreamliners to its fleet. In addition to the eight firm orders, LOT Polish has purchase rights for an additional eight aircraft. With this... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Norfolk Southern and BNSF Railway to Test New Train Brake Technology

May 11, 2007

NORFOLK, Va. and FORT WORTH, Texas, March 29 -- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS) and BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) will begin testing a new braking system that may reduce the amount of time it takes to stop a train. The project, authorized by the Federal Railroad Administration, calls for NS and BNSF to equip and test certain locomotives and freight cars with electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP)... Read More