UpComing Tradeshows

September 04-07, 2018
SMM 2018
Hamburg, Germany

September 10-14, 2018
Electra Mining Africa 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

September 18-20, 2018
Turbomachinery 2018
Houston, TX

Electrically Released Brake

19 July 2018

Altra Webinar Series

Webinar Series: Factors to Consider When Selecting an Electric Clutch/Brake Power Supply or Control

Join us Wednesday, August 1, 2018 for an Altra Webinar: Factors to consider when selecting an electric clutch/brake power supply or control.

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31 July 2017

Warner Custom Elevator Brake System

Custom Brakes Meet the Challenges of Gearless Motor Elevators

A manufacturer of low- and high-rise elevators faced a challenge when customers began calling for a flexible elevator to meet the needs of the growing mid-rise, mixed-use building market. The global construction boom of mid-rise buildings can be attributed to several factors.

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08 September 2015

Industrial Robots

Matrix International Modified 1EB Brakes for Industrial Robots

A leading global industrial robotics manufacturer contacted Matrix to provide servo motor brakes for a new series of robots used in material handling and process applications. The robots often operate 16 to 24 hours/day performing rapid repetitive programmed functions.

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14 July 2014

Warner Electric Power Off brake Group

Selecting the Correct Electrical Power-Off Brake

When selecting a brake to control unbalanced or vertical loads, designers have a wide variety of choices ranging from simple locking devices to electrically or pneumatically powered units. One of the most common configurations is the electrically-released brake which can be found either integrated into motors or as standalone units.

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28 April 2014

Bakery Dough Lift

Matrix International 1CD Series Brake for Bakery Dough Lift

When a competitor’s gearbox failed on a dough lifting system at a Chicago area commercial bakery, the bin transporting 1500 pounds of raw bakery dough dropped more than a dozen feet in an instant. While no one was injured in the incident it was clear that a potential hazard existed.

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