Electromagnetic Safety Brake Power-off Series (SMB)  
Basic Design and Operation Basic Construction
Examples of installation & Application

SMB brakes called "safety brakes" are for stopping or holding the load when power is off. The braking force is supplied by springs and this model is a highly reliable brake. They are typically used for holding robots, Z axis ball screws, servo motors, and general electric motors.

Special features:

 Long life: Durablefriction materials offer long useful product life.

 Quick response: Releasing by springs shorts the time of building torque.

 Quick action: This brake has no bothersome high pitched whine and can be used in the quietest locations.

 Small volume: High torque but small volume.