Brake features internally mounted encoder.

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Smart Brake has sealed, hollow shaft incremental encoder that provides continuous feedback for speed, direction, and positioning. Information received from encoder can be fed to PLCs, vector drives, and variable speed controls. Brake is available in torque ratings from 1.5-175 lb-ft to fit NEMA C Face motors from 56C-286TC. Enclosure types include standard, waterproof, washdown, and UL-approved hazardous location.



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Dings Introduces 'Smart' Brake With Integral Encoder



Milwaukee, WI - Dings newest brake - the Smart Brake - features an internally mounted encoder for precision applications in all environments.

This unique design eliminates the need for a separate enclosure to house the encoder - reducing size and cost. The sealed, hollow shaft incremental encoder provides continuous feedback for speed, direction and positioning on critical applications such as web lines, conveying, hoists and cranes. Information received from the encoder is fed to PLCs or to vector drives and variable speed controls.

Dings Smart Brake is available in torque ratings from 1.5 to 175 lb. ft. to fit NEMA C Face motors from 56C through 286TC. Enclosure types include standard, waterproof and washdown as well as UL approved hazardous location.

For more information on Dings' complete line of electromagnetic, spring-set motor brakes, please contact:

Mr. Jeff Berger, National Sales Manager
Dings Company Dynamics Group
4740 W. Electric Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53219
Phone: 414/672-7830
Fax: 414/672-5354
Web: www.dingsbrakes.com

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