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Spring-Engaged, Hydraulically Disengaged Caliper Brake

Article-Spring-Engaged, Hydraulically Disengaged Caliper Brake

Spring-Engaged, Hydraulically Disengaged Caliper Brake

Nexen spring-engaged, hydraulically disengaged caliper brakes feature fixed-point pivots, allowing equal braking force applied to both sides of the brake rotor. Various friction materials can be specified for different applications to maximize the brake performance, delivering out-of-box torque and long friction pad life-even for extremely high-energy applications. Plus, quick-release pins allow easy brake shoe removal from the actuator arms for easy friction pad replacement.

The actuator uses a novel nested spring design, which minimizes any spring force losses while also offering the versatility to modify the braking torque based on specific application requirements. Ports with large Cv values ensure fast actuation, even when the hydraulic fluid is at lower temperature. Various disengagement pressures are available, ranging from 75 psi minimum to 1500 psi maximum, and the actuator also features manual disengagement options, allowing safe and easy service of the system.

Spring-Engaged, Hydraulically Disengaged Caliper Brake
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