MagnaShear Hazardous Duty Brakes

New MagnaShear hazardous duty brakes from Force Control Industries, which employ oil shear technology to provide longer service life with virtually no maintenance or adjustment, now meet Class I and Class II Div 2 specifications (Div 1 in process with approval forthcoming).

Staying Dry by ‘Going Wet’

Normal dry clutches employ a sacrificial surface — a disc or pad — to engage the load. With no good way to remove the heat caused from engagement between the disk and plate, this material must absorb the heat.