Friction Brake Application and Use Guide

Power-Off or Fail-Safe Holding, Stopping, and Tension Control

Friction brakes generate torque by compressing friction surfaces via one of two means: air pressure or spring pressure. Click below to learn how each differs in design, how to calculate torque requirements, and the types of applications to which they are best suited. 

Hand On Brake Engagent
Foot On Brake Pedal
Unwind On Label Press

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