Basic Design and Operation

icon_01.gif Basic Design and Operation    icon_01.gif Structure    icon_01.gif Examples of installation & Application


SMB brakes called "safety brakes" are for stopping or holding the load when power is off. The braking force is supplied by springs and this model is a highly reliable brake. They are typically used for holding robots, Z axis ball screws, servo motors, and general electric motors.

icon-02.gifSpecial features:

item-01.gif Long life: Durablefriction materials offer long useful product life.

item-02.gif Quick response: Releasing by springs shorts the time of building torque.

item-03.gif Quick action: This brake has no bothersome high pitched whine and can be used in the quietest locations.

item-04.gif Small volume: High torque but small volume.