Motion control systems are vital to the proper function of aerospace and defense machinery and devices. These systems can control the velocity or position of a machine utilizing a range of movement technology, including servo motors, electric motors, and linear actuators. The aerospace and defense sectors rely on electromagnetic brakes and clutches for a variety of actuation applications, and these technologies require quality brakes and clutches to ensure optimal safety, precision, and performance.

At SEPAC, we deliver electro magnetic clutches and brakes to some of the top aerospace and defense leaders. Our extensive capabilities and expertise have allowed us to work on critical projects for high-profile companies, such as NASA and SpaceX, that are revolutionizing the aerospace and defense industries with innovative technological advancements.


SEPAC’s Motion Control Systems Partnerships: Top Tier Trust

SEPAC is trusted by the best-of-the-best in the defense and aerospace industry for motion control systems. Some of our clients include:

  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing
  • Curtiss-Wright
  • Eaton
  • Honeywell
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Marotta
  • Moog
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Raytheon
  • UTC

At SEPAC, our highly experienced team of engineers, designers, and manufacturers create solutions tailored to our clients’ specifications. With this expertise, we develop advanced motion control solutions for critical industries and applications. Our proven track record ensures we deliver quality products within our client’s budget and timeline. 

We work with a wide range of materials, including composites and specialized alloys, to deliver products that meet specific performance requirements. We can also work with our customers to help in selecting the best friction material, whether dry or submerged in oil. In addition, SEPAC has extensive experience in testing and validating motion control solutions to ensure their safety and reliability. We maintain strong relationships with leading partners and suppliers, enabling us to source quality components and materials, and our commitment to innovation and continuous improvement allows us to stay ahead of the latest technologies and trends.


Motion Control Products Supplied by SEPAC

SEPAC has gained a reputation for delivering motion control solutions that meet the aerospace and defense industry’s strict quality requirements. This experience allows our team to produce industry trusted clutches and brakes for a range of applications. Some of these applications of motion control systems include: 

Motion Control Components for Space Applications

SEPAC designs and manufactures electromagnetic clutches and brakes for space applications that are depended on for critical and challenging applications, including the following:

  • Flight Actuation Systems such as thrust vector control actuators.
  • Robotic Arms for automation tasks like solar panel positioning.
  • Space Electromechanical Actuation Systems such as docking and latching systems.

Aircraft & Defense Motion Control Components

SEPAC can provide various motion control components including spring-set brakes, power-off brakes, and more for aircraft and defense systems. Common applications include:

  • Aircraft Landing Gear rely on our electromagnetic brakes and clutches.
  • Throttle Control Actuators in aircraft engines and other systems.
  • Autopilot Actuators for automatic flight control.
  • Heli-SAS® Autopilot and Stability Augmentation System for rotorcraft flight control.
  • Winch Systems for cargo handling and similar needs.


Why SEPAC’s Motion Control Solutions Are Trusted

SEPAC is a trusted partner in clutch and brake manufacturing for aerospace and defense industry leaders. Our clients choose us primarily because of our quality customer service and capability to deliver custom solutions. We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation and offer high levels of technical expertise and proven reliability. As an ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100 D certified electromagnetic brake and clutch manufacturer, we can consistently exceed our clients’ expectations.

For more information about our motion control solutions, or to discuss your particular needs with one of our experts, contact us or request a quote today.


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