Clutch Brake

18 marzo 2013

Warner Electric Custom-Designed Clutch/Brake for Cotton Baler

A major agriculture OEM required an electric clutch/brake solution for a baler incorporated on their cotton picker. The combination clutch/brake is positioned on the main pulley-driven roller which, in turn, drives two idler rollers, the wrap belt roller and the wrap roll. When fully rolled and wrapped, the 8 ft. wide cotton bales are 7.5 ft. in diameter and weigh up to 5,000 lbs.

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29 febrero 2012

Actuation Matters

When designers develop machine functions that include friction clutches/brakes, too many make the incorrect assumption that electric clutches/brakes provide the same performance capabilities as the pneumatic units.

For the majority of applications, this is simply not true. There are differences, and in some cases these differences are significant.

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