Spotlight Brakes & Clutches

July 1, 2005
Spring-applied brakes Compact, lightweight, 30 arc brake is spring applied and electrically released for electromechanical applications. FEATURES & BENEFITS

Spring-applied brakes

Compact, lightweight, 30° arc brake is spring applied and electrically released for electromechanical applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 5 in. long, 1.1 lb, and 90 lb-ft torque
  • Four stationary inner disks with friction pucks and five rotating outer disks
  • Defined arc of ±15° from null position
  • Low drag when energized

SEPAC INC.
Elmira, N.Y.
(800) 331-3207
www.sepac.com
Circle 284

Magnetic particle brakes,clutches

High-capacity magnetic particle brakes and clutches assist payout and rewind tension control, load simulation for testing motors and actuators, torque limiting, and soft starts and stops.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Torque to 300 lb-ft
  • Precise, smooth, silent slip torque
  • Torque proportional to dc input current; independent of slip rpm
  • Threaded port accepts compressed air for increased heat dissipation

PLACID INDUSTRIES INC.
Lake Placid, N.Y.
(518) 523-2422
www.placidindustries.com
Circle 285

Bolt-on brakes

Bolt-on brakes create brake motors for smaller frame assemblies.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Available for 17, 23, 34, and 42 frame sizes
  • Spring set, clamp-collar for quick assembly
  • Built-in shaft accepts gearboxes, pulleys, other parts
  • Mounts to standard stepper and servo motors without custom components or engineering

INERTIA DYNAMICS INC.
Torrington, Conn.
(800) 800-6445
www.idicb.com
Circle 286

Linear brakes

Ortlinghaus brake is pneumatically released for linear drives and holds the present position securely and without backlash.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 1,100 N maximum braking force (dry running)
  • 5.5 bar minimum air pressure required
  • Reduced holding torque with lower release pressure possible
  • Dynamic braking for emergency stops in a modular design

ORTTECH
Solon, Ohio
(440) 498-7548
www.orttech.com
Circle 287

Smooth start clutches, brakes

SmoothStart Unimodules provide consistent, smooth starting and stopping through entire torque range, including 50% below their rated torque.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • MENA C-faced compatible
  • Adjusts to wear; no maintenance required
  • For use in full-torque cases with potential for sliding, tipping, misplacement, and damage
  • Tailor to operator specs while running at peak capacity

WARNER ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS
South Beloit, Ill.
(800) 888-4944
www.warnerelectric.com
Circle 288

Cam clutch

Morse brand KK clutches incorporate a compact clutch with built-in bearing support.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Used in backstopping, indexing, overrunning
  • Oil and grease lubrication
  • Cam clutch and metric ball bearing combination
  • 10 series feature higher overrunning speeds, greater torque, and longer service life

EMERSON POWER TRANSMISSION
Maysville, Ky.
(606) 564-2084
www.emerson-ept.com
Circle 289

Pneumatic disconnect clutch

PDC Series pneumatic disconnect clutch is a ball-detent air-actuated device designed for accurate and dependable torque overload protection in mechanical power transmission equipment.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Single position clutch with “in flight” torque control
  • Safety designed clutch disengages 100% when air locked out
  • Combined overload clutch and disconnect (on-off) clutch
  • Dual ball bearing for high-load timing belt applications
  • Sealed from environmental contamination and nickel-plated exterior

ALTRA INDUSTRIAL MOTION/BOSTON GEAR
Quincy, Mass.
(617) 328-3300
www.bostongear.com
Circle 105

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