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    Selecting a Caliper Disc Brake for Your Industrial Application

    Posted by W.C. Branham on Oct 27 ,2021

    Caliper disc brakes are incredibly versatile. They can slow, hold, and stop very heavy and/or fast-moving units quickly. For this reason, they are well-suited to applications that require high torque, high energy stopping, and/or tensioning. Caliper disc brakes absorb the generated energy of the braking process, then dissipate that energy as heat. Here is an overview of each type of brake and what it does best, to help you in selecting the right kind for your application. 

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    Topics: Caliper Disc Brakes, Industrial Brakes