Custom Brake Solutions


From slight modifications of our catalog models to completely clean sheet creations, Mach III specializes in creating custom brake designs. Through collaboration with our engineers, clients receive precise solutions for their new machine design or retrofit application. Below are examples of some of the custom friction brakes Mach III has manufactured.

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Custom Design Solutions

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 Applied ByFunctionTorque Capacity (Lb-In)Bore SizeSpecial FeaturesDetail SheetRequest 3D CAD Model

Spring

Holding, Failsafe

461

19 mm

Spring applied holding brake can be disengaged with the application of compressed air or with the manual lever in the event of a power failure. Product Number D3C2R-005.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

4405

1.750 in

Quadruple disc brake for a holding application delivers the amount of torque required within the 10 inch diameter restriction dictated by the machine design. Product Number D6F4G-003.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

1200

1.688 IN

Compact brake attaches to a 1.688 inch shaft with a shrink disk shaft lock device. Product number D5F2R-002.

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Air

Stopping, Holding

3418

1.625 in

Air applied brake with 254TC, 256TC NEMA frame housing. 1.625 Inch input bore and output shaft. Product Number B8C2K-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

805

32 mm

Developed for use on a robotic arm. Compact design, all interfacing dimensions are metric. Product Number 5750.

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Air

Tension Control

53

0.625 in

Developed to provide tension in wire weaving machinery. Compact design with a low coefficient friction lining to allow slip. Product Number B3B1F-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

3728

60 mm

Servo motor brake with a Yaskawa SGMVV-2BD3B6N Servo motor input and an IEC 160 B5 Flange output. Product number D8C2K-004.

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Air

Stopping, Holding

5781

1.250 in

Used in an agricultural environment. Sealed housing prevents particulate contamination. Product Number B6F3H-002.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

1478

35 mm

Servo motor brake used between an Alpha Fanuc motor and a ball screw. 35mm input bore, 38mm output shaft. Product Number D6C2G-001.

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Air

Stopping, Holding

760

0.875 in

Air applied brake with 143TC, 145TC NEMA frame housing. 0.875 Inch input bore and output shaft. Product Number B4C2R-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

222

0.875 in

Brake has a 0.875 inch bore on the input side to connect to a 213TC NEMA frame motor and a 0.625 inch shaft on the output side to connect to a 182TC NEMA frame gear box. Product Number D3C3R-005.

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Air

Holding, Failsafe

1078

46 mm

Servo motor brake with 1/4-19 BSPT air inlet. Adapted for mounting in a vertical orientation with positive release. Product Number B6F1Q-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

506

0.750 in

Custom C-Face mount brake with flange to fit Rexroth RAK-8D rotary wing drive. 19mm Square Female Input. 0.125 Inch NPT Axial Air Input. Product Number D3C3R-004.

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Spring

Stopping, Holding

230

1.375 in

Enclosed and sealed tension control brake developed for use in a food packaging application. Product Number K4F2R-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

2409

55 mm

Servo motor brake 55mm Input Bore with 16mm Keyway and Locking Collar. 55mm Diameter Output Shaft with 16mm Keyseat. Product Number D8C2K-002.

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Air

Holding, Failsafe

478

20 mm

Quadruple disc design provides high torque capacity within a small diameter along with a metric bore and keyway. Product Number D3F4R-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

222

0.625 in

Compact brake used on an assembly fixture. Attaches to a 0.625 Inch shaft with a shrink disc. Product Number D3F3R-005.

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Spring

Stopping, Holding

573

1.500 in

Ultra compact design developed to fit narrow available space in a coil winding machine. Product Number 6725.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

59

0.500 in

Similar to the catalog model 34C NEMA frame brake, D3C2R-34H but customized with a 14mm keyless output shaft to be connected with a clamp collar. Product Number D3C2F-002.

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Air

Stopping, Holding

90

12 mm

Low backlash servo motor brake goes between an Allen Bradley servo (TLY-A230P-BJ64AA) and an Apex planetary gearbox. Product Number B2C2Q-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

139

15 mm

Ultra-compact shaft mounted brake with metric bore and BSPT air inlet. Only 2.32 inches axial length and OD under than 4 inches. Slots in anterior cover provided to connect with machine mounted tabs to react brake torque. Product Number D3B1Y-003.

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Air

Stopping, Holding

7,870

50 mm

Covered and sealed brake used on a carcass transport conveyor in a meat processing facility. Anodized aluminum and electroless nickel plated housing is sealed for use in this food safe, washdown environment. Product Number B8F3K-001.

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Spring

Holding, Failsafe

139

1.000 in

Ultra-compact shaft mounted brake, only 2.32 inches axial length and less than 4 inch OD. Slots in anterior cover provided to connect with machine mounted tabs to react brake torque. Product Number 3707.

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Air

Stopping, Holding

374

2.875 in

Compact brake with large size bore capacity. Product Number B6F1R-001.

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