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Warner Electric, Twiflex Limited and Svendborg Brakes, all part of Altra Industrial Motion, are leading designers and manufacturers of intelligent braking technologies for the global elevator and escalator industries.
Altra offers extensive application expertise together with world-class engineering capability. We analyze every application in order to provide efficient, cost-effective solutions to our customers. Altra elevator braking systems have a reputation for exceptional performance and reliability with major elevator OEM’s in the US, Europe and China.
A wide range of electrically released brakes and hydraulically-actuated caliper brakes are specifically designed for use on passenger and freight elevators featuring geared and gearless traction machines as well as modernization/retrofit applications. Other custom applications include heavy duty elevators and escalators such as those used in the world's tallest building, deepest mine shaft, and busiest metro stations.