Ogura Industrial touts holding brakes for robotic and medical equipment

As automation continues to accelerate, there’s a growing need to hold equipment in place in the case of a power failure — or to provide positioning, according to Ogura Industrial, maker of six different styles of holding brakes.

With roughly 120 standard models, key features of Ogura Industrial’s holding brake families include brake diameters down to 10 mm 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.

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