Tiny brake units weigh from as little as 30g
14 June 2015
Warner Electric's custom X-Small brakes are believed to be the smallest on the market, offering up to 50Ncm of static torque in a range of six sizes, 22mm to 33.5mm diameter.
This range of electrically released, spring-set holding brakes offer the same performance capabilities of similarly sizes permanent magnet units.
The X-Small brakes are designed primarily for engaged/disengaged holding applications – such as seat adjustment on an aeroplane – though they can provide a low cycle rate stopping action in emergency situations.
As they are electrically released they will remain reliably engaged in the event of a power failure, which makes them suitable for applications where the integrity of the holding force is imperative.
Weights range from just 30g (22mm diameter version) to 100g (33.5mm diameter version).
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