Dynamic Braking Systems

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Dynamic Braking System

We manufacture and supply a comprehensive range of oil immersed multi-plate disc brakes specifically designed for dynamic braking of belt conveyor systems.


The most advanced, compact oil-immersed
multi-plate design. Safe Spring Applied Hydraulic
Release operation (SAHR) ensures fail to safe
application of brake.


Benefits of NEPEAN Designs:

Long service life due to superior engineering

and constant immersion in lubrication.​


As an OEM NEPEAN Conveyors braking
systems are supplied in accordance with relevant
standards and guidelines.

Dedicated power unit provides hydraulic pressure and brake control function.

Stand-Alone Power
Long service life due to superior engineering and constant immersion in lubrication.

NEPEAN Conveyors Braking Key Features
  • Energy efficient (low breakaway mass)

  • Manufactured in accordance with ISO 9001

  • Compact oil immersed multi-plate

  • Spring applied hydraulic release operation

  • Fail-safe application of brake during power-loss situation

  • Dynamic capacities ranging from 1,000Nm to 160,000Nm (standard range)

  • Gearbox mounted or pulley shaft mounted designs

  • High thermal capacity

  • PLC controlled deceleration rate

  • Manual brake release function

  • Engineering cooling solutions (If required)

  • Long service life due to constant immersion in lubricating oil bath

  • Explosion proof controllers and power units available

  • Special designs available upon request.

  • Brake wear indicators available.

Dynamic Braking System