Air-engaged Clutch Brakes Provide Maximum Protection

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Nexen announces enclosed, air-engaged clutch brakes designed specifically to withstand washdown in the bakery and food processing industry. Flange Mounted Clutch Brakes Enclosed nickel-plated models include a NEMA standard 1.26.5 (IP 54) version for waterproof machines and a BISSC-certified version, which features an optional Air Champ locking key for high cycle rate applications.

FMCBE clutch brakes feature nickel-plated housing and flanges to resist corrosion and bacteria build-up common to washdown food and bakery applications. A stainless steel output shaft includes a captive key and stainless steel fasteners, and a single double-acting piston prevents overlap of the clutch and brake functions. An optional nickel-plated input unit and foot mounts are available for right-angle drive applications.

The new locking key feature—available on the BISSC-certified clutch brake—virtually eliminates costly keyway damage, while providing unparalleled positive connection for maximum torque. The unique locking bar system prevents the key on the output shaft from tipping in the keyway, eliminating the possibility for key and keyway damage that results in a loss of productivity. With the input shaft key secured with a set screw, an input and output shaft key configuration delivers optimum positive connection for superior torque transmission. Best of all, the locking key feature is available at no additional cost.

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