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How Does a Motor Brake Work?

As hard as it is to get something moving, getting it to stop is more difficult. This applies equally to physical forces as it does information Rather than applying a slowing force to a moving shaft, a motor brake needs to remove all motion or counteract the force. This reliably stops a motor faster than mechanical [...]

2021-08-21T08:29:02-05:00September 6th, 2021|News|

Electric Motor Brakes Explained

Precision manufacturing in the United States creates nearly $10 billion in product every year, according to Census data.  And one of the most important tools in this sector is the electric lathe, which requires precision and power to make a host of products. These incredible manufacturing machines rely on an electric motor brake to stop their high-speed [...]

2020-12-17T12:18:53-06:00December 24th, 2020|News|

The Different Types of Braking in a DC Motor

DC motors are highly relevant and used in many industrial machines and applications. No matter what industry you're in, there's probably a DC motor involved somehow, somewhere. If you're reading this, there's a high chance you're in need of new brakes for your DC motor. The good news is that DC motors convert direct electrical energy into [...]

2020-09-28T09:10:22-05:00October 8th, 2020|News|

Everything You Need to Know About DC Injection Braking Systems for Woodworking Machinery

The opportunity to work with woodworking machinery can no doubt be exciting. After all, you're essentially working with an electric motor. However, if you don't have the right electronic braking system to along with this motor, then this can become a major problem. The reality is, the right braking system is crucial to any piece of [...]

2020-09-28T09:21:10-05:00October 1st, 2020|News|

How to Calculate Horsepower on Your Electric Motor Brake

An electric motor brake presents a new type of maintenance procedure in the braking industry. Unlike most other traditional motor brakes, the electric brake goes by a unique set of specifications to showcase their braking power in the form of horsepower. This way of reading your braking power makes it simple to know when it's [...]

2020-09-28T09:22:52-05:00September 24th, 2020|News|

The Importance of an Electric Motor Brake

Proper maintenance helps prolong the life of an electric motor brake and keeps it working effectively—but do you know why it actually matters to your machinery?  Motors and machines need to stop sometimes. Unless you plan to stop machines manually or mechanically, an electric brake is a better choice to stop a machine's operation.  Keep [...]

2020-12-17T12:16:00-06:00January 7th, 2020|News|
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