Mechanical Brakes

Mechanical Power Transmission

BXR-LE Brakes offer maximum speed of 6000 RPM.

May 2, 2017

Suitable for robotic arm joints, CNC machine centers, direct drive servo motors and locking sensor alignment applications, BXR-LE Brakes deliver static friction torque ranging from 0.06 Nm - 3.20 Nm. Operated in -20°C - 60°C temperature range, units feature lightweight and slim design. Equipped with voltage controller, brake’s power consumption is reduced to 7 VDC after split second for... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-cost Spring Applied Brakes for Servo and Stepper Motors

March 29, 2017

Inertia Dynamics type FSB brakes are designed to decelerate or hold inertial loads when the voltage is turned off. These brakes can be mounted to a bulkhead or motor.

The FSB brakes are rated up to 100 Lb-in static torque, and fit motors up to 5.3" OD.

Features of FSB Spring Applied Brakes:

• 12V, 24V, 90VDC or 120VAC windings

• Static torque to 100 lb-in

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brake Technology 4.0

March 15, 2017

Safety brakes by mayr® power transmission - fit for the future

Monitoring modules of the latest generation, a technologically leading friction system and consistently-observed safety principles - safety brakes by mayr® power transmission are equipped for the challenges of the Industry 4.0. The perfectly-coordinated complete system guarantees the utmost level of operational and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Meritor® EX+L Air Disc Brakes Available on Navistar's International Trucks Brands in February 2017

March 1, 2017

Air Disc Brakes Improve Performance and Reduce Lifecycle Costs

TROY, Mich., Feb. 27, 2017 - Meritor® (NYSE:MTOR) announced today that EX+L air disc brakes will be available on International® LT Series tractors beginning in February.

"Demand for air disc brakes is growing among North America fleets that are increasingly concerned about safety and reliability, and our... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Zero Backlash Brake targets indexing and positioning systems.

October 19, 2016

With 85 ms engagement response time, Model I-300 provides high dynamic torque of 5,300 lb-in. for backlash-free holding and emergency stopping on indexers and positioning systems. Spring engaged, air released power-off brake connects to shaft with tapered, keyless locking devices. Patented braking element locks and holds shaft in position without any displacement upon engagement or reversing of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Meritor® Opti-Lite Brake Drums feature lightweight drum options.

October 18, 2016

Suitable for line haul and weight-sensitive applications such as tankers, trailers and freight vehicles, Opti-Lite brake drums reduces vehicle weight by more than 200 pounds. Having the same base nomenclature as STEELite X30 with prefix 50 for product clarification, brake drums are offered in various wheel-end configurations for steer, drive and trailer axle applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring Engaged Brakes offer several customizable options.

October 11, 2016

Spring engaged and electromagnetically released for use dry or in oil, Spring Engaged Brake (SEB) series comes with friction materials featuring higher torque density for both static and dynamic engagement. Multiple disc configurations are available when higher torque is required. Options also include custom coatings, enclosures, and materials for varied conditions. Custom voltages as well... Read More

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

Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake has contamination preventing design.

August 4, 2016

Targeting food-production machine builders, BISSC-approved FMCBE (Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake Enclosed) suits any environment where cleanliness is of primary concern. Smooth nickel-plated finish resists corrosion; stainless steel, hex-head bolts do not have any exposed threads or sockets as to protect against bacteria build-up; and all machined mating surfaces are sealed with O-rings to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring Engaged (Power Off) Brake features thin design.

July 26, 2016

Targeting OEM applications, Thin Spring Engaged Brake (TSEB) offers reversible mounting with shaft extending past brake or within brake body. Friction disc/rotor and hub are constructed from lightweight metal to allow lower inertia, while splined hub for shaft connections typically provides <1.5° backlash. Product is RoHS compliant and also features UL Class F insulated coil system. 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

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Electric Vacuum Pump for Brake Systems helps reduce car emissions.

May 19, 2016

Providing on-demand brake-system vacuum for high-efficiency gasoline engines, diesels, and turbo-/super-charged engines as well as hybrid or full-electric powertrains, UP5.0 meets vacuum requirements for brake boosters under demanding applications. Functionality helps car makers meet emissions marks while satisfying consumer demand for brake-pedal feel and performance. Increasing vehicle fuel... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Permanent Magnet Brake has high-torque, zero backlash design.

May 2, 2016

Offering efficiency-optimized alternative to spring engaged brakes, PMB brakes come in 9 frame sizes, mount to motors and frames in any orientation (vertical, horizontal, and any angle in between), and have zero drag when energized. Hub is rigidly connected to shaft for zero radial movement between shaft and brake surface, allowing high-speed running without any noise, runs from 4–90... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Small Motor Clutch/Brake provides precise repeatability, control.

March 7, 2016

Designed for fractional to 3 hp drives, Posidyne® size 1.5 totally enclosed clutch/brake has double C-Face mounted package and maximizes oil shear durability. Multiple-disc design promotes accuracy and enables up to 300/min cycle rates and 20,000,000–40,000,000 cycle life expectancy. While negating adjustment requirements, oil shear technology allows rapid and precise stopping,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor Brakes feature zero backlash design.

March 3, 2016

With Eclipse Servo Motor Brakes, no energy is consumed when brake is disengaged, unlike electrically released brakes that consume power continuously. Spring-engaged/air-released design keeps brake cool until it is needed and supports holding and E-stop applications. Supplied in square-shaped housing, brakes mount to shaft end of servo motors up to 20 hp, including NEMA 23, 34, and 42 frame sizes.... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hazardous Duty Brakes employ oil shear technology.

March 1, 2016

Designed to meet Class I and Class II Div 2 specifications, MagnaShear™ Hazardous Duty Brakes offer spring set torque ratings from 3–900 lb-ft, and can be sized to correct torque independent of motor frame size or horsepower. Units include quick mount features for mounting to drive motors in NEMA frame sizes 56–405. Featuring modular design, brakes are totally enclosed from outside... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

SEPAC MSEB Spring Engaged Brake Delivers Results.

January 15, 2016

Designed for dry operation, MSEB Series comes in 9 frame sizes and supports 24, 90, and 190 Vdc operation; 48 Vdc is available upon request. Handle enables manual release of brake when power is not available, and other features include torque adjustment collar and UL Class F insulated coil assembly. While steel plates and forged/cast steel coil housings promote heat dissipation,... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Profile Rail Brakes provide high load-holding force.

December 11, 2015

Available in sizes from 15–65 mm, Generation II Profile Guide Rail Brakes provide fast engagement at 0.049–0.230 seconds and static holding force to 764 lb. Spring-engaged/air-released units offer stiffness and eliminate vibration in linear drives. Large clearance between brake and rail compensates for installation misalignment. With low backlash, maintenance-free brakes are suited for... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Two-Phase Stepper Motor incorporates electromagnetic brake.

November 18, 2015

Preassembled with built-in, power-off activated electromagnetic brakes, 1.8° and 0.9° PKP Series includes configurations featuring bipolar and unipolar windings and 1.38, 1.65, and 2.22 in. frame sizes. When power is accidentally cut off, electromagnetic brake holds load in position to prevent movement. At standstill, motor can be held by electromagnetic brake that can also be used to... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Magnetic Particle Brakes target clean room environments.

October 27, 2015

Available in shafted or thru bore models, MP-B Series provides torque ranges from 0.4–8,851 lb-in. Magnetic particle brakes deliver smooth, repeatable performance with silent operation and are suitable for applications that require torque independent of speed. Offering long, maintenance-free service life, space-saving units are available as standalone brakes or with optional passive or... Read More