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Mechanical brakes are assemblies consisting of mechanical elements for the slowing or stopping of shafts in equipment drives. They use levers or linkages to transmit force from one point to another. Braking slows or stops the movement of the coupled shafts.
There are many applications for mechanical brakes. Some products are used in conveyors, bottle capping, and in wire, paper, foil, film, and textile...
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