Ohmite Manufacturing Co. Datasheets for Dynamic Braking Resistors (DBRs)

Dynamic braking resistors (DBRs) produce braking torque and absorb the high amounts of energy generated by stopping electric motors. They are used in variable-speed drive systems such as elevators, cranes, and trains. 
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Product Name Notes
Corrib® Fixed and Adjustable Vitreous Enamel Power Resistor -- 280 Series Corrib® Fixed and Adjustable Vitreous Enamel Power Corrib® resistors are ideal for applications involving high currents at very low resistance values—as low as 0.1Ω for the 300 Watt unit. These...
High Current Oval Edgewound Resistor -- WLRD6G Series High Current Oval Edgewound The choice when conditions demand top-notch performance, these resistors are commonly used for dynamic braking on Transit applications. Choose from five sizes with up to thirty-one...
High Current Oval Edgewound Resistor Load Banks -- HCLB Series The choice when conditions demand top-notch performance, these resistor load banks are commonly used for dynamic braking on Transit applications or where high current handling and wattage are required. Ohmite's...
Stamped Grid Module Resistors -- SGM Series The Ohmite SGM series is constructed using stamped grid technology in a modular format. The design consists of  several resistive plates, fitted on steel rods, separated by ceramic rings. This...
High Current Round Edgewound Resistor -- 14984 Series These high current round edgewound resistors handle a variety of applications including dynamic braking, load banks, motor starting, and plugging. They are available in a variety of ohm and current...