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Braking Solutions for the Forklift and Electric Vehicle Market

November 9, 2022 Forklift Truck Brakes
Forklift Brake Technology

Warner Electric is the world leader in the design and manufacture of hydraulic, pneumatic and electromagnetic brakes and clutches for Forklift & Electric Vehicle Market. Combined, they offer a full range of traction motor and load wheel brakes and specialize in customized solutions to meet specific performance and installation requirements. Altra’s braking solutions are designed with the industry’s toughest challenges in mind, utilizing proprietary technology to analyze magnetic properties of the brake, brake interfaces and surroundings.




Applications


Electric Counter Balance

Electric Counter Balance

Ride On Pallet Truck

Ride On Pallet Truck

HIgh Level Order Picker

High Level Order Picker

Stacker Pallet Trucks

Stacker & Pallet Trucks

Reach Truck

Reach Truck

Very Narrow Aisle

Very Narrow Aisle


Product Series


LWB 4EB

LWB 4EB

Electrically-Applied Variable Torque Load Wheel Brake

Service-only brake positioned inside front load wheel.

LWB 4PMB

LWB 4PMB

Electrically Released, Variable Torque Load Wheel Brakes Parking and service brake positioned inside front load wheel.

Varistop

Varistop

Electrically Released, Variable Torque Traction Motor Brakes Service and parking brake installed on the traction motor.

Warner PK Very Thin Brake

PK (Very Thin)

Spring-Applied Motor Brakes

Parking and emergency stopping standard failsafe brakes

PK Enclosed Design Brake

PK-Enclosed Design

Spring-Applied Motor Brake, Captive Design Parking and stopping standard brake for outdoor applications

CBTB Brake

CBTB

Electromagnetic Brake High dissipating motor brake

AP Brake

AP

Spring-Applied Brakes Parking and emergency stopping brake

Special Designs

Special Designs

ERD H, SAE “Bolt-On”

Warner WES Control

Electronics and WES

(Warner Electric Sensor) now available

New Brake Materials Are Now Available

Advanced Non-Stick Friction Material

For cold room and outdoor environments Altra engineers have developed a proprietary friction material specifically designed for cold room and outdoor environments with high moisture levels and wide temperature differentials.

Most standard friction materials tend to get sticky and loose their effectiveness in these cold, harsh conditions.

Altra’s new friction material has proven to retain stable torque in between static parking and high energy service and emergency stopping during rigorous climate chamber and endurance testing, as well as extensive field testing.

The new material is available on all PK Series motor brakes.

High Speed High Energy Friction Material

High Speed High Energy Friction Material

For high capacity braking requirements The new W134 friction material has been designed to equip the CBTB series. This non-stick material can also be fitted on other brake series in certain conditions. Previously, the standard material was able to handle 57kJ at 900rpm, however, the new W134 is able to handle up to 190kJ at 1300rpm.

More technical data, please see the below link to the brochure:
Braking Solutions for the Forklift Truck & Electric Vehicle Market (P-7637-C)


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