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Force Control Industries, Inc. - Final Drive Load Brakes for Big Machines

Force Control Industries, Inc. is introducing the new TB-87 Positorq brake for direct final drive load testing of those the very large trucks and off road equipment. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - MagnaShear Electric Release Spring Set Motor Brake

Designed with Oil Shear Technology the MagnaShear Motor Brakes typically mount to the back of a brake motor. They are designed to be a stopping brake, not just a holding brake. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Positorq Dynamometer Load Brakes

Designed for High Torque - Low Speed Load Testing
of Axles, Final Drives, and Transmissions
(read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - It’s just a holding brake. Really?

In referring to motor brakes how often we hear “it is just a holding brake”. “The brake doesn’t come on until the drive is stopped”. We ask “why do you need to buy parts, adjust the brake, etc.”? (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - AUTOMOTIVE TESTING EXPO Booth #10013

Learn about Low Speed-High Torque Load Brakes featuring Oil Shear Technology for smooth to 0 RPM controllable load for continuous extended testing. Load brakes are available from 50 Lb. Ft. to 200,000 Lb. Ft. They are the berfect way for absorbing load at the final drive on tractors, off road equiopment, ATV's, snowmobiles, trucks, mining machines, gearboxes, and much more. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Fan Cooled Posidyne Clutch Brake

The fan cooled Posidyne® Clutch Brake provides precise positioning and repeatability at up to 300 cycles per minute with no maintenance or adjustment. Fan cooling provides up to 4.5 times the cooling of standard product when motor speed is 1200 or 1800 rm - allowing the units to function in harsh environments. Ideal for applications with frequent start/stop cycles. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Force Control to exhibit - Mine Expo International

MINE Expo 2021 - Las Vegas, NV USA
September 13-15, 2021 - Booth 25108

Stop by to talk with one of our application engineers. They will explain how Force Control clutches and brakes featuring oil shear technology will help reduce maintenance, increase production, and improve safety. Brakes and clutches are available for conveyors, trippers, cranes, winches, hoists, and many o... (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Cement Block Plant Brakes it to Make it Better

St. Vrain Block was experiencing unacceptable plant downtime due to the maintenance and adjustment required of their Warner dry brakes on their Besco block making equipment. Switching to MagnaShear brakes eliminated the maintenance and adjustment because with Oil Shear technology torque is transmitted through lubricated surfaces so there is no wear. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Oil Shear Clutch Makes Lacrosse Sticks Safer

An Oil Shear Clutch mimics human interaction in lacrosse stick testing, making the data more accurate. The highly repeatable and accurate positioning allows the manufacturer to produce safer lacrosse sticks for all levels of competition. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Brake Tests 'Copter Transmissions in Record Time

When a major aerospace manufacturer neded to develop a dynamometer to test overhauled helicopter transmissions before sending them back into service for the Army, an Oil Shear Brake from Force Control Industries got them up and running in record time. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Posidyne Foot Mounted Oil Shear Clutch Brakes

The Foot Mounted Posidyne Clutch Brake featuring Oil Shear Technology is oldest the most flexible Clutch Brake in the line. Beginning in 1969 thousands of Posidyne clutch brakes have been producing products around the world. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Oil Shear Clutch Brake Speeds Bleach to Retailers

The COVID-19 dilemma has heighted awareness of sanitation and the importance of supply chain. Bleach is a common “go to” sanitizer for many Americans. Ramping up production to meet heightened demand can be a challenge. Engineers at a bleach manufacturing plant in central CA switched to Oil Shear Clutch Brakes allowing them to bolster production to meet the increased demand,. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Introducing Maintenance Free Crane Brakes

Force Control Industries presents a maintenance-free, no-adjustment crane brake that virtually eliminates crane downtime. The MagnaShear™ motor brake employs oil shear technology, providing longer service life in demanding applications like the frequent start/stop cycles seen on cranes, hoists, and winches. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Oil Shear Brakes Preventing Downtime

Oil Shear Crane Brakes Eliminate Maintenance and Adjustment to Boost Productivity at Manufacturing Plant

Oil shear crane brakes by Force Control Industries, however, eliminated the maintenance and adjustments (as well as the spares inventory) - and more importantly the downtime. Since installation the plant has had no lost downtime due to crane brake issues. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Cheese packager utilizes Oil Shear Technology

Slicing Downtime

Cheese packager utilizes oil shear technology to enhance productivity (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Motor Brakes – Dry friction vs Oil Shear

Many of the motor brakes used in industry are dry friction brakes. This works until the friction disc wears and needs adjustment or the disc glazes and won’t stop,

Brakes with Oil Shear Technology are different. Transmission fluid flowing through the disc stack eliminates wear of the friction discs, and transfers the heat to the housing. This means no maintenance and no adju... (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Safer, No Adjustment-Ever! Tire Press Brakes

The CPB purpose designed Tire Press brakes last longer (5-10 times near maintenance free) and have consistant torque with no adjustment-ever!. The totally enclosed, Oil Shear brakes are impervious to steam, water, grease, oil, and heat. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - New - Severe Duty Brake Motors

Force Control Industries introduces a line of severe duty brake motors. Standard units 1 to 5 horsepower up to 100 Lb. Ft. brake torque are available for quick delivery, and often in stock. Larger unites 7 ½ horsepower up to 50 horsepower with brake torque up to 900 Lb. Ft. is based on motor delivery schedules. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Buying Brake Parts is Like Buying Razor Blades.

Dry friction motor brakes require a continuous supply of parts (razor blades) and adjustment. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Piggyback Clutch-Brakes Fit in Compact Spaces

Space saving piggyback design allows Posidyne Oil Shear Clutch Brakes to fit into compact spaces. Oil Shear technolog allows rapid and precise stopping, starting, speed change, and positioning - all without adjustment or maintenance. Ideal for high cycle count applications which place a premum of space efficiency. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Made in America Clutches & Brakes?

Have you heard of Force Control Industries? Oil Shear Technology? Made in America Clutches & Brakes? No Adjustment-Ever Motor Brakes? High Torque - Low Speed dyno load brakes? (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Posidyne Long Coupled Clutch-Brakes

Posidyne Long Coupled Clutch-Brakes reduce the motor shaft and keyway damage that commonly occurs in high cycle count applications. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - PosiStop Brakes for Hazardous Duty Environments

Posistop air operated brakes are ideal for hazardous duty environments when equipped with a hazardous duty valve. Designed for a long service life, they typically last as long as, or longer than, the life of the motor. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Posidyne Clutch-Brakes for Precise Positioning

Posidyne Oil Shear Clutch Brakes from Force Control Allow Precise Positioning even with high cycle counts, making them ideal for indexing conveyors feeding palletizers, rotary tables, batch feeders and more. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. -  Dynos for High-Torque, Low-Speed Load Testing

Dynomometers with Force Control Oil Shear Brakes are Ideal for High-Torque, Low-Speed Load Testing - even down to zero RPM (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - New Brakes Slash Downtime and Operating Costs

There is no time for downtime for either men or machine. That is why the facility switched from traditional dry friction brakes to MagnaShear Oil Shear Brakes from Force Control Industries. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Maintenance-Free Braking Solution for Mining Equip

Made in America MagnaShear™ Motor Brakes Provide a Maintenance-Free Braking Solution for Mining Equipment (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Reduce Crane Brake Maintenance on Overhead Cranes

MagnaShear motor brakes by Force Control Industries Inc. featuring “Oil Shear Technology” require
No Maintenance and “No Adjustment—Ever”. This means more “Up Time” which reduces cost and
increases production. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Offshore Oil Rig Drawworks Brake Solution

The “All in One” Positorq LCB (Load Control brake) Force Control Industries, Inc. provides an ideal solution to solve problems associated with many current drawworks including the friction brake and the auxiliary brake. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Are Low Cost OEM Motor Brakes Really Low Cost?

Are Those Low Cost Brakes You Get On OEM Equipment Really Low Cost? Maybe for the OEM, but not necessarily for the end user (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Clutches and Brakes for Heavy Movable Structures

Made in America Force Control Oil Shear Clutches and Brakes are ideal choices for many heavy movable structures such as movable bridges, stadium roofs, locks, dams or large bulk material handling equipment. The solid, totally enclosed, cast housings hold internal parts rigid, resist breaking, cracking or corrosion, and prevent dust, dirt or moisture from entering the friction area. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Clutches/Brakes for the Food and Beverage Industry

The longest lasting, lowest maintenance, clutches and brakes in the food and beverage industry.
Trouble-free operation on process equipment including;conveyors, stackers, palletizers, elevators, feeders, indexers, etc. for years without service. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Posidyne X Class Clutch Brakes

Out Perform Competitive Clutch Brakes at a Lower Cost

Valued Engineered for the Highest Performance at the Lowest Cost per Cycle Meets Hazardous Duty Requirements (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - Do you know the true cost of your clutch/brake?

Sometimes the lowest up front cost does not tell the entire story.

Many factors enter into the true product cost such as service life, repair cost, spare parts cost, adjustment cost, downtime cost, reduced production or scrap.

Force Control Oil Shear products can help reduce or eliminate most of this additional cost. (read more)

Force Control Industries, Inc. - CLPC LC (Closed Loop Positioning Control)

The CLPC is used to control a Posidyne Clutch Brake on cycling applications where very accurate stopping position is critical. Often when using a clutch brake in this application a limit switch or PLC is used to set the stop position. (read more)