electric brake

electric brake

[i¦lek·trik ′brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
An actuator in which the actuating force is supplied by current flowing through a solenoid, or through an electromagnet which is thereby attracted to disks on the rotating member, actuating the brake shoes; this force is counteracted by the force of a compression spring. Also known as electromagnetic brake.
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Features include wear prevention on the underside of the forks, stainless steel undercarriage pins that prevent corrosion in wet applications, reflective materials for visibility in low-light applications, and an easy-to-access electric brake release.
2-horsepower AC-drive motor and controller system; heavy-duty hydraulic pump motor; digital CAN network with communications through four wires in the control handle; Hall-effect speed and acceleration control; and a smart electric brake that engages when the handle is raised.
It also offers fifth-wheel and electric brake installations.
One tap of the electric brake controller pulls the trailer instantly in line.
The high-voltage output uses only silicon controlled rectifier's, in order to produce a standard variable voltage of up to 90Vdc in order to operate any electric brake or clutch, including an eddy current clutch.
NTN's braking system integrates a parking brake function with an electric brake actuator and utilizes a planetary roller screw type.
Global Banking News-July 25, 2011--BOSCH - Sensor series for electric brake pedals; New Bosch pedal travel sensor for hybrid and electric vehicles(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Goodrich Goodrich announced its electric brake system has completed all required dedicated flight test conditions, incorporating the latest iteration of its Duracarb carbon heat sink material.
Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR), a supplier of aerospace components, systems and services, reported yesterday that its electric brake system for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has completed all required dedicated flight test conditions.
Goodrich is the chosen supplier on nearly 80 per cent of the 787 aircraft wheel and electric brake awards that have been announced to date, according to the statement.
The RP2301FC has a soft start feature for smooth start-ups and an electric brake for increased productivity.
A variable speed control lets the user adjust the speed down if needed, and has an electric brake for fast stopping.