Water-Cooled Brake features dual piston design.

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WCBD air-actuated, water-cooled disc brake is available in 6 sizes with torque ratings to 2,744,000 lb-in. and horsepower ratings to 5,200 hp. Small piston provides 25% of full rated brake torque and large piston provides 75% of full rated torque. Brake includes split wear spacers that allow for wear and adjustment without disassembly of brake, friction material to eliminate stick and slip, and optional corrosion protection.



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Water-Cooled Brake Provides Greater Range of Tension and Control


Cleveland, Ohio...The NEW WCBD patented dual piston water-cooled brake from Eaton Corporation's Airflex Division is an air actuated, water-cooled disc brake. Its dual piston design allows for a wider range of applied tension with greater control. The small piston only can be applied to provide 25% of the full rated brake torque or the large piston only can be applied to provide 75% of the full-rated brake torque. Applying both pistons simultaneously will supply 100% of the full-rated torque. The dual piston powerhead can be fitted to existing Airflex WCB brakes without modification. The WCBD is available in 6 sizes with torque ratings to 2,744,000 lb-in and horsepower ratings to 5,200HP. Aside from the dual piston, the WCBD provides all the money-saving features and benefits of our newly
redesigned WCB2, such as: split wear spacers that allow for wear and adjustment without disassembly of the brake, specially formulated friction material to eliminate stick slip and optional corrosion protection.

For additional information contact Eaton Corporation, Airflex Division, 9919 Clinton Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44144. Phone: (800) AIRFLEX, FAX: (216) 281-3890 or visit our website at www.airflex.eaton.com. Ask for Catalog No. A-144b.

Eaton-Airflex has a complete line of products for all types of industrial applications. These include pneumatically and hydraulically actuated drum and disc-style clutches and brakes, spring-applied drum and disc-style brakes, complete flywheel and clutch/brake packages, rotoseals and quick release valves.

Eaton Corporation is a global $7.3 billion diversified industrial manufacturer that is a leader in fluid power systems; electrical power quality, distribution and control; automotive engine air management and fuel economy; and intelligent truck systems for fuel economy and safety. Eaton's has 48,000 employees and sells products in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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