Design Engineering

Spring-Engaged Brake

Nexen high capacity spring-engaged brakes offer high-torque low-inertia stopping.

August 28, 2013   by Design Engineering Staff

Nexen introduced its dual faced brakes (DFB) and quad faced brakes (QFB) with torque capacities that range from 9,000 to 164,800 inch-pounds. The brakes feature a piston and cylinder actuator sealed with O-rings, as well as non-asbestos friction facings and low-inertia friction discs. The dual-faced brakes are engineered with a single-disc assembly, and the quad-faced brakes have a double-disc assembly. The brake housing is flange mounted to machinery, and the hub is keyed to the shaft. Cylinder inlet ports provide direct air supply.

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