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New Hyd/Pneumatic 491 Series Caliper Disc Brakes

Product Announcement from Branham, W.C. Inc.

New Hyd/Pneumatic 491 Series Caliper Disc Brakes-Image

W.C. Branham announces the 491 Series of caliper disc brakes with choice of hydraulic or pneumatic service.

The 491 Series nicely fits between the small bore 38 Series (1X) and large bore 962 series (10x) with a 5X braking torque power factor. The brake has a 4.91 sq. inch piston area which is capable of producing a clamping force of 491 lbf per 100 psi and is rated to 1500 psi pressure.

In addition to choice of service, a user also has choice of single or double actuation for fixed or floating brake discs as well as choice of Buna N or EPR seals.

A 491 Series brake will fit on brake discs with unlimited diameter. W.C. Branham offers spacer options to accommodate 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 1, and 1-1/8 inch disc thicknesses. The 491 is also available with no spacer so that the user can supply their own for other brake disc thicknesses up to 2 inches.

Friction pads are replaceable and easy to install.

The 491 series brakes are made from durable, hard coat aluminum housings and offer a lighter unit weight solution than competitor models.


8/28/15 --- RECEIVE A 15% DISCOUNT ON YOUR ORDER BY SIMPLY TELLING US YOU SAW W.C. BRANHAM INC. ON GLOBALSPEC. Enjoy your special discount now through 12/31/15*

W.C. Branham Inc. is a leading fluid power and power transmission manufacturing company, with over three decades of industry experience. We are always on the move providing innovative, quality and affordable solutions for our clients. That's "Solutions in Motion®."

Manufacturing Pneumatic Actuators (Rodless Cylinders), Right Angle Gearboxes, Caliper Disc Brakes and Pneumatic Overhead Door Operators.

Product lines include: Pneumatic Linear Actuators such as; DURATRK™ Rodless Band Cylinders, MAGTEC® Magnetically Coupled Rodless Cylinders, pneU-SA® Cable Rodless Cylinders, Rodless Cable Cylinders up to 5 inch bores that are interchangeable with T-O-M Brand and aftermarket Cable Cylinder Repair Kits for Industry. Caliper Disc Brakes for a wide range of industrial, wind energy and off-road vehicular applications with hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, dual function hydraulic/mechanical, spring applied fail safe pneumatic and hydraulic service. Brake discs in 4 different diameters with a wide selection of hub and disc assemblies. ADD-A-SHAFT® and INSERT-A-SHAFT® brands of Right Angle helical Gear Drives (Gear Boxes) including all stainless steel gearboxes. Industrial interchangeable Spiral Bevel Gear Drives and Worm gear drives as well as DoorTec® overhead pneumatic door opening systems for car washes, car care retail centers, automobile dealerships, fire stations and industrial warehouse distribution centers.

W.C. Branham Inc. welcomes custom applications!


American Owned. American Made.

*15% offer valid through 12/31/15 on your first order placed with W.C. Branham Inc. W.C. Branham reserves the right to terminate the offer at any time. 

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