AC Brakes are wired directly to input of motor.

Press Release Summary:

Temporiti power-off brakes are designed to hold load or to stop load completely when power is shut off. Nine sizes are available with torques from 3 to 220 lb-ft. Voltages include 208, 230, 460, and 575 Vac. Brakes offer quiet operation (<70dB), fully potted coil with Class F insulation, and good heat dissipation due to casted aluminum body.

Original Press Release:

Electroid's Economical Power-Off AC Brakes Mount Easily To Motor

Springfield, NJ - ELECTROID, of Springfield, New Jersey, is offering a new line of economical power-off AC Brakes. Electroid has been a world leader in the design and manufacture of electromagnetic brakes, clutches and devices for rotary motion control for more than 50 years.

Called "Temporiti" AC Brakes, these cost-effective, high quality brakes provide an efficient solution to a wide variety of industrial applications where three (3) phase AC voltage is available.

Electroid's new Temporiti AC brakes are power-off, or "failsafe" brakes, designed to hold a load like a parking brake, or to stop a load completely when power is shut off. These units mount
easily to the back of an AC motor and are wired directly to the AC input of the motor. Nine standard sizes are included in the product range, with torques ranging from 3 lb.ft. to 220 lb.ft. A wide range of voltages are available, including 208, 230, 460, and 575 VAC.

In addition, Electroid's new AC Brakes offer:

- Simple installation and maintenance

- Rugged construction

- Very quiet operation: <70dB

- Good heat dissipation due to casted aluminum body

- Fully potted coil with "Class F" insulation

- Options include manual release, friction plate, mounting flange and dust cover

- Custom designs are available upon request

- True AC operation, no rectifiers

- Long life, one moving part

- Very fast response time

- Easy convenient mounting to AC motors

For more information and free literature about ELECTROID's new Temporiti AC BRAKES, contact: ELECTROID COMPANY, 45 Fadem Road, Springfield, NJ 07081, PHONE: 973/467-8100; FAX: 973/467-2606, or visit our website at

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