Warner Electric clutches and brakes helping electrify Outdoor Power Equipment
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Warner Electric clutches and brakes helping electrify Outdoor Power Equipment, Turf & Garden vehicles

November 2, 2022
Electrification TG

Warner Electric engineers are meeting the growing demand for eco-friendly, rugged braking solutions for electric riding mowers, UTVs, ZTRs

The world is going green - and so is the Turf & Garden market. As OEMs and drive train manufacturers work to bring emerging technology to life, they’re partnering with Warner Electric engineers and electrification specialists on electromagnetic braking solutions for electric riding mowers, UTVs, ZTRs, and more.

Warner Electric's Turf & Garden electromagnetic braking solutions are:

  • Rugged, field-tested, and maintenance-free
  • Eco-friendly with low power consumption and compact design
  • Easy-integrate into existing designs

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Decades of electrification experience

Warner Electric has spent decades working directly with customers to design modified-standard and completely customized battery-powered braking and clutch-brake solutions. That coupled with our long-standing relationships with 90% of mower and garden tractor brands puts us in a unique position to deliver the solution and performance you need, quickly and affordably.

In addition to being customizable, our product line offerings are easy to assemble and feature proven technology. Several key OEMs have chosen Warner Electric’s electromagnetic PK brake when electrifying their vehicles.

Proven technologies, trusted relationships

Warner Electric is no stranger to the Turf & Garden market. Most major mower OEMs already view our engineering team as an extension of their internal engineering departments. OEMs routinely ship prototype mowers to Warner's Technology and Innovation Center, where Warner engineers develop a custom clutch/brake solution for the specific outdoor power equipment application, and then define and perform all appropriate testing protocols in-house.

Featured Spring Applied Brakes for Turf & Garden Applications

Not sure what type of braking solution you need? Ask one of Warner Electric's talented engineers and electrification specialists. We will help you customize the solution that best suits your needs, down to a brake's weight, size, temperature, and IP rating.

EOP Spring Applied Motor Brake 


Enclosed Design, Spring Applied Emergency and Parking Brake.

High torque within a compact space envelope. Pre-assembled on/off dry safety brake for easy assembly, low power consumption and low maintenance costs. Meets IP67 as standard, IP67 on request. Hand release option available.

AP Spring Applied Parking Brakes 


Spring Applied Parking and Emergency Brakes.

Very flat, low profile for limited space applications. Unique design with high torque in a comparatively slim package. Meets IP20 standard.

PK Very Thin Enclosed Brake 


Spring Applied Parking and Emergency Brakes.

Low profile, low power consumption design with regenerative braking. Highly customizable and can be fitted with various friction materials and high torque and high energy materials depending on your application. Single or dual voltage available. IP20 standard and IP43 with optional dual cover and end cap.

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