Renold Australasia offers two complete ranges of SIME-STROMAG INDUSTRIE designed electromagnetic and hydraulic emergency brake calipers, with retaining forces up to 250,000N. These brakes typically act directly on the hoist drums of hot metal ladle cranes, port cranes and other safety critical applications such as wind turbines.
Emergency brakes are called in the event of:
- Mechanical failure in the drive-line
- Overspeed detection
- Emergency operation initiated by the operator