SEPAC Metric Series Brakes

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.      

By | 2019-03-21T13:50:44-05:00 March 21st, 2019|

How Design Engineering Impacts the Value of the End Product

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-03T15:11:04-05:00 September 5th, 2018|

SEPAC, Inc and Placid Industries Complete Merger and Integration

ELMIRA, NY – June 12, 2018 – SEPAC (, 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 [...]

By | 2018-09-06T14:23:37-05:00 June 12th, 2018|

SEPAC Releases Power Off Brakes for Aerospace/Defense Winch & Hoist Systems

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 [...]

By | 2018-09-06T14:36:19-05:00 March 23rd, 2018|

SEPAC Releases Line of Thrust Reverser Brakes for Aviation

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 [...]

By | 2018-09-06T14:36:10-05:00 December 22nd, 2017|

SEPAC Designs Spring Engaged Tooth Brakes for Medical Applications

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-21T18:37:10-05:00 April 11th, 2017|

SEPAC Expands Customizable Options for Spring Engaged Brakes

Torque, speed and size options for environments from water to space ELMIRA, NY – SEPAC regularly modifies its product designs to fit specific OEM application requirements. Customization is a core competency at SEPAC where the engineering team frequently walks OEMs through the process of a custom solution, from rapid prototyping to calibration and controlled production. [...]

By | 2018-06-21T18:37:10-05:00 February 24th, 2017|

Stationary Field Tooth Clutch from SEPAC Delivers Higher Torque in a Smaller Package

ELMIRA, NY – SEPAC designed the Stationary Field Tooth Clutch (SFTC Series) to deliver an exceptional torque-to-size ratio with the ability to operate dry or in oil. This model offers a bearing supported design to ease the installation process without relying solely on the customer for bearing support, and is virtually maintenance-free under proper operating [...]

By | 2018-06-21T18:37:10-05:00 October 20th, 2016|

PMB Series Permanent Magnet (Power Off) Brake from SEPAC Delivers Twice the Torque, Zero Backlash Hub and Low Cost to OEMs

ELMIRA, NY – SEPAC designed the PMB Permanent Magnet Brake to provide OEMs with more than twice the torque-to-size ratio as conventional power off spring engaged brakes. (For example, a conventional 2” diameter spring engaged brake typically yields approx.18 lb-in static torque; SEPAC’s 2” diameter PMB yields 40 lb-in.) Another design advantage is that the [...]

By | 2018-06-21T18:37:10-05:00 April 27th, 2016|

MSEB Spring Engaged (Power Off) Brake from SEPAC Delivers Performance Advantages and Lower Cost for OEMs

ELMIRA, NY – SEPAC introduces the MSEB Series, a manual release, power off brake that offers OEMs significant advantages and a 10-20% lower cost compared to competitive models. The MSEB’s standard manual release handle provides a way to manually release brake when power is not available, and an IP64-rated dust cover keeps the friction surface [...]

By | 2018-06-21T18:37:10-05:00 March 1st, 2016|


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