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    How Hydraulic Spring Applied Brakes Help Abrahamson Nurseries Work Safer

    Posted by Troy Branham on Jul 18 ,2018

    Here at W.C. Branham, we define our products as problem-solvers. But, we admit, we are just a little biased. So when a customer shares a story of how a Branham product solved their thorny problem, that’s a story we want to share with everyone. After all, you never know when someone else’s design “win” might be exactly the solution to your problem, too. The subject of today's story: spring applied hydraulic brakes.

    Spring applied hydraulic brakes are the go-to choice when you need to hold industrial equipment or heavy machinery in place, reliably. In an emergency, or to prevent an emergency from happening, you need equipment that can be stopped without question. It's the only way you can work safer with confidence.

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    Topics: Brake Pads, Hydraulic Brakes

    [VIDEO] How to Properly Size and Select a Caliper Disc Brake

    Posted by Troy Branham on Mar 7 ,2018

    Looking for a caliper disc brake for your braking application? There are also a number of cost-effective and efficient brake and disc combinations that should be considered. From active pneumatic and active hydraulic to lever mechanical actuated and spring applied brakes, you can customize your application with the perfect product.

    Each application type requires a different type of caliper disc brakes and features, so we’ll help you narrow down what product you’ll need based on the application you’re using it for.

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    Topics: Caliper Disc Brakes, Brake Pads

    [VIDEO] Brake Pads and the Coefficient of Friction

    Posted by Troy Branham on Jul 7 ,2016

    What are the options available to you with friction materials when selecting your caliper disc brake? The main three attributes to consider when selecting that material are the material's wear rate, the coefficient of friction, and its energy capacity.

    W.C. Branham VP of Engineering and General Manager Chad Randleman explains the coefficient of friction in this edition of Solutions in Motion.

     

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    Topics: Brake Pads, Videos