Brake and Clutch Repair Services (industrial) Information


Brake and clutch repairBrake and clutch repair shops, remanufacturers, and rebuilders tear down or disassemble the brake or clutch components and inspect their condition. The service will replace and reline the friction pads and lines as needed, and also resurface discs, drums, and rear bands. New parts and refurbished components are reassembled, tested, and inspected before being installed or shipped to the customer.

Component repair may include refurbishment or replacement, depending on condition. Manufacturing processes may include coil rewinding, machining, welding, and casting, in addition to assembly, inspection, and testing.

Common brake and clutch components restored include:

  • Brake pads
  • Brake liners
  • Brake bands
  • Drum brakes
  • Disc brakes
  • Expander brakes/bladder brakes
  • Clutch lining
  • Calipers
  • Cylinders/hydraulics
  • Track brakes
  • Dynamic/regenerative brakes
  • Seals
  • Stators

Brakes and clutches are used in such applications as:

  • Centrifuges/mixers
  • Cement/concrete
  • Chemical process
  • Crane/hoist
  • Crushing and grinding mills
  • Elevators
  • Machine tools
  • Marine/offshore
  • Material handling
  • Mechanical presses/forges
  • Military/aerospace
  • Mining/excavation
  • Motor/generator
  • Off-road vehicles
  • Oil and gas
  • Rail/transit
  • Steel/metal mills
  • Web handling
  • Winch/PTO

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