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

    Posted by Troy Branham on Apr 18 ,2019

    Caliper disc brakes come in many sizes and types, depending on your needs. W.C. Branham is proud to offer a wide range of industrial and vehicular caliper disc brakes – more than 300 possible model configurations. From active pneumatic and active hydraulic to lever mechanical actuated and spring applied brakes, you can customize the perfect product for your application. The key to success is proper caliper disc brake sizing.

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    Topics: Caliper Disc Brakes, Brake Pads

    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] 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