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Fail-Safe Brakes, Pneumatically Released

Product Announcement from Orttech, Inc.

Series 0-422-..0/-..9/-..1 Pneumatic Clutches and Brakes

These spring-applied fail safe brakes have the same form of construction as the hydraulically released brakes of series 0-022, the difference being that they are released with compressed air which is fed into the stationary cylinder. Precise operation and tough construction of the steel/organic lining friction combination characterise these brakes. There are versions with or without a centering function and in addition an emergency release facility can be fitted to enable the brake to be released should the compressed air supply fail.

Friction combination: Steel/organic friction lining

Air intake: At the stationary cylinder

Application: With pneumatic drives in general mechanical engineering or for safety applications, for example with mining machines.

Spring-applied muli-plate brakes for dry-running