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Ogura Creates New Power Off Brakes Brochure


Ogura Industrial has created a new marketing brochure for electromagnetic power off brakes for the ever expanding robotic and medical equipment markets. As automation continues to accelerate, the need to hold equipment in place in the case of a power failure, or for positioning, continues to grow. For these varied applications, the brochure highlights six different styles of holding brakes. Representing around 120 standard models, some key features of these brake families are: brake diameters down to 10 millimetres for micro motors, thin series brakes for compact servo motor applications, mechanically adjustable torque holding brakes and permanent magnet brakes that have electrically adjustable holding torque. Ogura brake coil designs allow for over-excitation, contributing to small size and low energy consumption. This is especially useful on battery powered equipment and/or mobile robots. All brakes are designed to reliably handle the equivalent torque load of the motor that it pairs with dimensionally. Standard coil voltage is 24V, but other design voltages are possible. Brakes can also come with bare lead wires or can come with custom supplied electrical connectors. Ogura has been producing clutches and brakes since 1938. Over that time, we have developed over 7,000 different models of clutches and brakes. Although Ogura primarily produces electromagnetic clutches and brakes, we also produce magnetic particle, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and a variety of specialty products. Ogura is the world's largest manufacturer of electromagnetic clutches and brakes. Current manufacturing capacity is over 30 million units per year. To provide localized support, we have manufacturing plants spread throughout the world in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Most manufacturing facilities are ISO recognized and conform to the ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and IATF 16949:2016. If you would like us to build a special product for you or to modify one of our existing standard models, please contact us at 732-271-7361, and we will assist you in finding a product that will meet your needs. You can download this brochure from our website at or please call us and we will mail one to you. Ogura Industrial Corp. Somerset, NJ.

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