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Electrically Released Brake

14 July 2014

Warner Electric Power Off brake Group

Selecting the Correct Electrical Power-Off Brake

When selecting a brake to control unbalanced or vertical loads, designers have a wide variety of choices ranging from simple locking devices to electrically or pneumatically powered units. One of the most common configurations is the electrically-released brake which can be found either integrated into motors or as standalone units.

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08 January 2014

Warner Electric Gen 2 & ERD product line

How to Select a Clutch or Brake

At the most basic level, the designer will identify if the application calls for a clutch, a brake or a combination clutch and brake. A clutch would be used in applications where it is desirable to engage/disengage the load and motor while leaving the motor to run all of the time. When a clutch is used the load will be allowed to coast to a stop.

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25 February 2013

Escalators

Warner Electric Modified Electrically Released Brake for Escalators

A leading escalator OEM required an emergency, power-off brake solution for a line of escalators used in commercial and retail applications. The brakes are mounted directly to the output shaft of the escalator drive motor.

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