1. It Pays To Stop Woodworking Machines Instantly

    There are good reasons why you should consider adding Short Stop frictionless electronic motor safety brakes to your equipment. Here are the top 5 reasons why you should consider adding electric motor brakes to woodworking machines, saws, and routers: 1. Safety. Silently coasting machines such as radial arm saws, disc sanders and lathes are hazardous. Short Stop electric brakes can stop them in se…Read More

  2. DC Injection Braking Applications Pt. 2

    Braking is More Important Than You Think   Isaac Newton’s first law of motion is commonly stated as “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” In layman’s terms, this simply means that if an object is moving it tends to continue moving and an object that isn’t movin…Read More

  3. DC Injection Braking Applications

    How Much Do You Know DC Injection Braking?   Hello, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Ambi-Tech Braking, we have been providing industries with electronic motor brakes for over 50 years and, as a result, we know quite a bit about the world of DC injection braking. While this subject might not seem particularly relevant to the average person, when you get down to it, electric braking is a …Read More

  4. Workplace Safety Laws – Where OSHA Came From

    Workplace safety has not always been an employee-focused endeavor. Take, for example, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911. The factory caught fire and, because it was commonplace at the time to lock workers inside during working hours, 146 factory workers died. Students and legislators alike are taught about this travesty as a worst-case scenario example of why we need workplace safety re…Read More

  5. What Is DC Injection Braking?

    Think back to those long summer days during childhood when the day’s biggest plan was spending time outdoors with friends, whiling away the days riding bikes and enjoying the sunshine. When someone instigated a bike race, all that mattered was how quickly you could get up to speed and whiz past your fellow racers. But, when it came time to stop, how often did you find yourself relying on a hill,…Read More

  6. Welcome to Ambi-Tech’s Blog!

    No matter what type of machines you work with, whether it’s a bandsaw or a milling machine, it is important to follow proper safety precautions. According to OSHA, the employer is responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. Typical examples of machines on which injuries may occur include: band saws, circular saws, punching, bending, clearing jams, threading, rot…Read More