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Brake Success Stories

Magnetek's proven line of industrial shoe brakes are suitable for a variety of industrial and mining applications and environments including cranes, conveyors, moving bridges, fans, winches, overhead doors, lock gates, and many other types of machinery which require reliable stopping and holding abilities.

Hurricane Sandy Drawbridge Repairs

Hurricane SandyProducts

The System

Nearly five years after Hurricane Sandy, cities along the eastern seaboard continue to discover—and repair—the damage inflicted on their infrastructure by the Category 3 storm. Recently, Magnetek, Inc. had the opportunity to help mend some of the long-term damage the hurricane caused by refurbishing and rebuilding 16 storm-damaged 300M Mill Duty AC Thruster Shoe Brakes. The industrial AIST rated brakes were fully submerged in saltwater for an extended period following Hurricane Sandy.

Magnetek, Inc. Helps Repair Drawbridge Damaged by Hurricane Sandy 

Miller Park Retractable Roof Braking System


The System

Milwaukee's one-of-a-kind ballpark features traditional architecture with a unique fan-shaped retractable roof. Ten bogies open and close the roof. These bogies run on a curved rail system. Although Miller Park's retractable roof is unique and provides protection from the elements, it has required design changes over the years to improve performance.  In 2007, the park owners began a performance redesign that included upgrading the roof panels' braking system.

Mondel Brakes Help Win the Game at the Milwaukee Brewers' Miller Park - Download PDF

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