118VM Topdrive Plate Brake | Wichita Clutch

The Wichita “VM” brake is a hydraulic pressure applied, single-plate unit designed for high energy dynamic stops, and parking, in vertical-shaft mounted applications. It is intended to install on the upper end of a topdrive motor.

It features a sealed piston holding plate to protect against the ingress of dirt and moisture, when fitted with a sealed cover, or may accommodate a speed encoder in the same location.

Product Features

  • Designed for ATEX Zone 1 CAT II, Gas B, T3
  • 140 bar (2030 psi) operating pressure generates 12.0 kNm (8850 lbft) dynamic torque
  • Ambient operating range from -45°C to +55°C (-49°F to 131°F)
  • Maximum disengaged speed of 3000 rpm
  • Maximum engaging speed of 1500 rpm

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Pneumatic Clutches and Brakes

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Contact Info

Wichita Clutch (USA)
2800 Fisher Rd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76302 - USA
Toll Free: 1-800-964-3262
Phone: 940-723-3400
Fax: 940-723-3436
Email: wichita.info@wichitaclutch.com

Wichita Clutch (UK)
Ampthill Road
Bedford MK42 9RD - England
Phone: +44 (0) 1234 350311
Fax: +44 (0) 1234 350317
Email: clutch@wichita.co.uk

Wichita Clutch 118VM Brake