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Ergonomic Pushbutton Pendants are designed for flexibility.

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Ergonomic Pushbutton Pendants are designed for flexibility.

Jul 21, 2015 - Targeting crane and hoist applications, SBN Pendant Pushbutton Stations serve as direct functional replacement for SBP Pendant Pushbutton Station and provide additional flexibility. Most models weigh <2 lb, and ergonomic design fits in operator's palm. Switch replacement is accelerated by removing back of enclosure. Sizes and configurations are available to meet application requirements, and various options and accessories ensure optimal performance.

Magnetek, Inc. - Menomonee Falls, WI

Original Press Release

Magnetek's SBN Pendant Pushbutton Station Provides Optimal Flexibility

Press release date: Jul 16, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- Magnetek, Inc., (NASDAQ: MAG), a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems, today announced the availability of the new SBN Pendant Pushbutton Stations for crane and hoist applications. SBN is a direct functional replacement for the SBP Pendant Pushbutton Station with additional flexibility.

Featuring a lightweight, ergonomic design, the SBN provides peak performance and control, resulting in less operator effort and fatigue compared to traditional pendants. Most models of this slim-line pendant weigh under two pounds and rest comfortably in the palm of an operator’s hand. Faster switch replacement is also now possible by simply removing the back of the enclosure.

“SBN is the ultimate solution in flexibility. It allows customers to choose from a wide range of pendant sizes and configurations to meet almost any application,” said Marco Pardo, product manager for brakes and power delivery. “A variety of options and accessories ensures that the most suitable product is implemented for optimal performance.”

For more information about the SBN or any of Magnetek’s pendant pushbutton stations, visit the Company’s website at www.magnetekmh.com.

About Magnetek
Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of Energy Engineered® digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and mining applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists, and monorails and also provides radio remote controls, motors, braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.