external brake

external brake

[ek′stərn·əl ′brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A brake that operates by contacting the outside of a brake drum.
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For vertical applications, these non-ball lead screws can be designed to self-lock and prevent back driving, without an external brake, unlike traditional ball screws.
It is powered by a 46-kW engine with a fully enclosed hydrostatic drive system--eliminating the risk of damage from dust and debris that is a major issue in traditional forklifts because of their exposed drive shaft and external brakes.