Simply put, holding brakes hold rotating equipment in place: If rotation is not desired, a brake can be applied. Many industries have holding-brake applications—factory automation, medical equipment, elevators and escalators, construction equipment, robotics, machine tool equipment. With so many applications and different designs available, it may be tough pinpoint the correct holding brake. This article will walk you through properties and considerations to help ease that decisio
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