Author Archives: SEPAC

Since the 1980s, the advancement of medical technology has reached heights that medical professionals could previously only dream of. While the idea of surgical robotics may once have seemed impossible, this technology is available for many medical procedures today. At SEPAC, our team is constantly tracking the evolution of medical technology, enabling us to provide […]

Clutch and brake selection varies depending on the industry and specific application requirements. As such, there are a variety of clutch and brake options available based on the requirements of the machinery with which they will be used. In any use case, however, determining torque requirements is essential for selecting the appropriate clutch or brake. […]

This past weekend and for the first time in nine years, NASA astronauts were launched into space from US soil. This in and of itself was an achievement given all the time and effort that goes into this undertaking, but the successful lift-off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, FL was not the […]

SEPAC Metric Series Brakes

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SEPAC Metric Series Brakes – Large variety of low cost power-off and power-on designs with stock available for next day delivery. Perfect for prototyping and standard lead times of 4wks ARO for larger quantities. Designed and manufactured with long lasting robust materials with custom interface modifications available. Download the metric series brake brochure     […]

How Design Engineering Impacts the Value of the End Product Regardless of the market – medical, industrial, aerospace, or agriculture – end users are becoming more knowledgeable and demanding more when shopping for goods and services. Simultaneously, management is driving operations to do more with less, better, faster and cheaper. When companies are squeezed at […]

ELMIRA, NY – June 12, 2018 – SEPAC (www.sepac.com), an engineering company and manufacturer of motion control products including electromagnetic clutches and brakes, and Placid Industries, a manufacturer of magnetic particle brakes/clutches, hysteresis brakes and controls, have completed the integration of their businesses after a recent merger. Together, the companies can now offer OEMs a […]

ELMIRA, NY –– SEPAC announces high-performance power off brakes for aerospace/defense winch and hoist systems. The company currently offers three brake designs for different winch and hoist applications including helicopter rescue and cargo hoists, and cargo winches for various aerospace applications such as cargo planes. Suitable for 12,000 to 20,000+ RPM, depending on application High-performance […]

ELMIRA, NY – SEPAC announces a line of high-performance thrust reverser brakes, which are used to prevent the thrust reversers on an airplane from being engaged in flight. SEPAC’s thrust reverser brakes are suitable for any aerospace application, and are currently used on platforms such as the Airbus A380 wide-body jet and the Irkut MC-21 […]

ELMIRA, NY – SEPAC designed the SETB electromagnetic spring engaged tooth brake to deliver reliable, consistent operation within medical applications. This power off brake offers large bore sizes, low backlash, high torque-to-size ratio, a high number of index positions, positive engagement and a reliable coil with custom voltages available. These features, many not commercially available […]