Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake has contamination preventing design.

Press Release Summary:

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 prevent ingress of fluids. Single double-acting piston prevents simultaneous clutch and brake engagement.

Original Press Release:

BISSC-Approved Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake Enclosed (FMCBE) from Nexen Prevents Contamination & Outperforms Electrically-Actuated Clutch-Brakes

Vadnais Heights, MN – Nexen Group introduces the Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake Enclosed (FMCBE), offering food-production machine builders a clutch-brake with built-in hygiene features to prevent contamination. The FMCBE is BISSC-approved (Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee), and ideal for any environment where cleanliness is a primary concern. The FMCBE offers other significant advantages as well. Compared to electrically actuated clutch-brakes, Nexen’s air engaged clutch-brakes: last 2-6 time longer, use 1/3 less power, have 30% less reaction time, 40% more torque and 30% more thermal horsepower.

The FMCBE BISSC-approved clutch-brake is typically paired with BISSC-approved motors and gear reducers. A single double-acting piston prevents simultaneous clutch and brake engagement. The FMCBE features a smooth, nickel-plated finish to resist corrosion. Stainless steel, hex-head bolts with no exposed threads or sockets protect against bacteria build-up. All machined mating surfaces are sealed with O-rings to prevent ingress of fluids. The FMCBE has no indentations, allowing easy cleaning and eliminating areas of possible build-up and contamination.

Typical applications for the FMCBE include: pharmaceutical, packaging, food handling/processing, bakery machinery, beverage equipment, meat/dairy processing, measuring & dispensing, or any operation where moisture, dirt or corrosion is a problem.

About Nexen Group, Inc.

Our heritage is built on producing technically superior products while providing the highest level of customer support. As a leading manufacturer of precision motion control components, power transmission and web tension control products, Nexen works to remain at the forefront of cutting edge engineering and production excellence. Our production capabilities include computerized control and testing systems, dry cutting applications, special coating processes, over 80 multi-axis precision CNC machine tools and automated assembly. By working with Nexen, our customers experience innovations that adhere to industry specifications, optimize their metrics and provide solutions focused on increased uptime, longer machine life and reduced maintenance. For more information, please visit www.nexengroup.com or call 800-843-7445.

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