Stearns® Datasheets for Electric Brakes

Electric brakes are assemblies consisting of electrical elements for the slowing or stopping of shafts in equipment drives. Electrical power is required to activate the brake.
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Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,000 Features & Benefits Designed for industrial applications requiring high performance in a compact lightweight package. Spring-set electrically released Adjustable torque, down to 50% of rated nameplate torque Manual wear adjustment...
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 81,000 Features & Benefits Ideal for holding only applications. Self-adjusting design Splined hub Spring-set electrically released Coil insulation: Standard Class B Optional Class H ABS Type Approval Certified
Solenoid Actuated Encoder Brake -- SAB 87,000 Features & Benefits Mounted directly to NEMA 284TC through 286TC frames. Includes all the other features of the Series 87,000. Encoder located in protected environment - enclosed inside the brake...
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,300 Features & Benefits Primarily used for overhead doors Spring-set electrically released Adjustable torque, down to 50% of rated nameplate torque Manual wear adjustment Airgap adjust gage Splined hub Universal mounting...
Power-On Brake -- SuperMod SM-20, SM-20WD, SM-20MB Features & Benefits Provides a stop and hold, typically of a motor shaft, until the control logic disengages (removes the power or voltage from the unit’s coil). 56C through 215TC...
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,000 Features & Benefits Robust design makes this brake ideal for dynamic applications. Self-adjusting design Larger hub designed with more splined teeth for dynamic stopping Splined stationary disc and pressure plate...
Armature Actuated Servomotor Brake -- AAB 310 Features & Benefits Series 310 is a high performance Servo brake for holding-only applications. Low backlash Class H insulation Corrosion resistant finishes Low inertia rotating parts Splined hub for quiet...
Armature Actuated Servomotor Brake -- AAB 311 Features & Benefits Series 311 is a compact, high torque servo brake for holding-only applications. Low backlash Class H insulation Corrosion resistant finishes Low inertia rotating parts Splined hub for...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 321-8 Features & Benefits Series 321 provides dynamic stopping or holding torque in a compact package. Fixed air gap design Optional AC Rectifiers - internal, or external in-line (availability depends on...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 322-9 Features & Benefits Series 322 provides dynamic stopping or holding torque in a compact package. Mounts to NEMA 56C motors. Fixed air gap design Optional AC Rectifiers - internal, or...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 322-8 Features & Benefits Series 322 provides dynamic stopping or holding torque in a compact package. Fixed air gap design Optional AC Rectifiers - internal, or external in-line (availability depends on...
Armature Actuated Metric Mount Motor Brake -- AAB 330 Features & Benefits Series 330 is a value priced brake, with no manual release option. Ideal for high cycle applications Class H coil Few moving parts Comes standard with carrier...
Armature Actuated Metric Mount Motor Brake -- AAB 331 Features & Benefits Series 331 is features IEC standard mounting patterns, for drop in replacement, and is available with NEMA C-Face modifications. Ideal for high cycle applications Class H coil...
Armature Actuated Metric Mount Motor Brake -- AAB 333 Features & Benefits Series 333 features torque and wear adjustment capabilities and is a direct interchange with European brake manufacturers. Ideal for high cycle applications Class H coil Optional manual...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 350
Marine Duty Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 350
Features & Benefits Series 350 pressure plate mount is ideal for portal crane applications. Class H insulation ABS, CSA and CE certification Simple wear adjustment with access hole for air...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 361
Marine Duty Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 360
Features & Benefits Series 360 magnet body mount, both for NEMA C-face or IEC mounting is ideal for portal crane applications. ABS, CE, and CSA Certification Brake gaskets are captive...
MSHA Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,304-06 Features & Benefits Stearns 1-082-3X4-06 series of electric fail-safe motor brakes are now certified for use in underground mines by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Stearns is...
Solenoid Actuated Coupler Brake -- SAB 56,700 Features & Benefits These units are designed for industrial applications that fit between a standard C-Face motor and gear reducer. They can also be used to retrofit installed units without...
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,500 Features & Benefits Unlike the other 56,000 Series, the 56,500 mounts to 182 - 256 TC frame Spring-set electrically released Adjustable torque, down to 50% of rated nameplate torque Manual...
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,300
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,300
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,300
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,300
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,300
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,300
Features & Benefits Available for close coupled directly to the motor and fan guard mount Class H coil Normally closed thermostat Self-adjusting for wear ABS Type Approval Certified Class 1...
Hazardous/Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 65,300 Features & Benefits Available for close coupled directly to the motor and fan guard mount Visual wear indicator Class H coil Normally open & normally closed thermostat No modification required...
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 86,000
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 86,100
Features & Benefits Double solenoid design terminal block provided Self-adjusting design Maintained manual release with auto rest Splined hub Spring-set electrically released Coil Insulation: Standard Class B Optional Class H...
Solenoid Actuated Encoder Brake -- SAB 81,000
Solenoid Actuated Encoder Brake -- SAB 82,000
Features & Benefits Encoder located in protected environment - enclosed inside the brake housing Choice of popular encoder manufacturers Assembly Self-Adjusting Design Splined Hub Spring-Set Electrically Released Lead Wire Length:...
Armature Actuated Metric Mount Thin Profile Brake -- AAB 330 Features & Benefits Fail-safe design - spring set, electrically released Low power requirements - simple on/off control Pre-adjusted air gap for easy assembly Maintenance free – designed to last High...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 330
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 331
Features & Benefits Ideal for high cycle applications Few moving parts Comes standard with carrier friction disc Class H coil Optional manual release
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 333 Features & Benefits Ideal for high cycle applications Few moving parts Comes standard with carrier friction disc Class H coil Optional manual release Torque adjustable
Armature Actuated Metric Mount Quiet Brake -- AAB 331 Features & Benefits Ideal for high cycle applications O-ring on hub to prevent friction ring rattle Internal quiet features prevent noise during setting and releasing of brake Class H coil...
Electric Caliper Brake -- 7EC Features & Benefits Replaceable friction pads and pucks for low cost maintenance High torque capacity ─ exceeds range of NEMA & IEC frame motor brakes Simple, low-maintenance installation Electric operation...
Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,800 Features & Benefits Self-adjusting for wear Normally closed thermostat Class H insulation ABS Type Approval Certified Class 1 Group A, B, C, & D Class 2 Group F & G...
Armature Actuated Small Gear Brake -- AAB 320 Features & Benefits Series 320 is designed for commercial duty, small gear motors Torque rating 3 to 50 lb-in / (.34 to 5.6 NM) UR and CUR Recognized insulation system,...
Armature Actuated Small Gear Brake -- AAB 321 Features & Benefits Series 321 provides dynamic stopping or holding torque in a compact economical package. TENV totally-enclosed non-ventilated Series 321= IP42 Enclosure, Series 322 = IP54 Enclosure Out-of-box torque...
Armature Actuated Small Gear Brake -- AAB 322 Features & Benefits Series 322 provides dynamic stopping or holding torque in a compact economical package. TENV totally-enclosed non-ventilated Series 321= IP42 Enclosure, Series 322 = IP54 Enclosure Out-of-box torque...
Tire Press Brake -- SAB 87,P00
Tire Press Brake -- SAB 87,T00
Features & Benefits Splined Heavy Duty Hub Specialty Designed Friction Disc - For Higher Operating Temperature & High Inertia Loads Cast Iron Endplate Internal Manual Release Housing Nut O-Rings Sealed...
Marine Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,200
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,100
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,200
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,400
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,600
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,900
Features & Benefits Spring-set electrically released Adjustable torque, down to 50% of rated nameplate torque Manual wear adjustment Airgap adjust gage Splined hub Universal mounting through 15 lb-ft. The 20...
Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 48,100 Features & Benefits Spring-Set Electrically Released Single-disc caliper design Simple wear adjustment for easy maintenance Knock-out plug on housing for through-shaft applications Maintained manual release with automatic reset Mount in...
Spring Engaged Brake -- Style SCEB Class S3 Features & Benefits Style SCEB, Class S3 Spring-Set Brake is end shaft mounted with base Released when voltage is applied Stearns Style SCEB, Class S3 Brake is a high torque,...
Marine Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,000
Navy Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,600
Features & Benefits Suitable for many shipboard and severe duty applications Maintained Manual Release with Auto Rest Self-Adjusting for wear Cast Iron Enclosure Brass Pressure Plate and Stationary Discs IP...
Maritime Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 82,400 Features & Benefits Suitable for many shipboard and severe duty applications Maintained Manual Release with Auto Rest Self-Adjusting for wear Ductile Iron Enclosure Brass Pressure Plate and Stationary Discs IP...
Marine Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 86,000
Marine Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,000
Features & Benefits Suitable for many shipboard and severe duty applications Maintained manual release with autorest Self-adjusting for wear Cast iron enclosure Brass pressure plate and stationary discs IP 54,...
Navy Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 86,600
Navy Duty Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,600
Features & Benefits Suitable for many shipboard and severe duty applications Maintained manual release with autorest Self-adjusting for wear Cast iron enclosure Brass pressure plate and stationary discs IP 56...
Maritime Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 86,400
Maritime Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,M00
Features & Benefits Suitable for many shipboard and severe duty applications Maintained manual release with autorest Self-adjusting for wear Ductile iron enclosure Brass pressure plate and stationary discs IP 54...
Solenoid Actuated Coupler Brake -- SAB 87,700 Features & Benefits These units are designed for industrial applications that fit between a standard C-Face motor and gear reducer. They can also be used to retrofit installed units without...
Explosion Proof Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,800 Features & Benefits Universal mounting through 15 lb-ft. 10 and 15 lb-ft. supplied with springs for vertical modifications Normally closed thermostat Class H insulation Maintained side lever manual release with...
Armature Actuated Brake -- AAB 321-9 Series 321 provides dynamic stopping or holding torque in a compact package. Mounts to NEMA 56C motors. Fixed air gap design Optional AC Rectifiers - internal, or external in-line (availability...
Dual Shaft, Foot Mounted Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 56,703 Static Torque: 1.5 through 25 lb-ft Enclosure Material: Die Cast Aluminum Enclosure Protection: IP 23 Release Type: Side Release Knob Maximum overhung or side load measured at one inch from...
Dual Shaft, Foot Mounted Solenoid Actuated Brake -- SAB 87,200 Static Torque: 6 through 105 lb-ft. Enclosure Material: Cast Iron Endplate and Housing Release Type: Side Lever, maintained with automatic release. Enclosure Protection: IP 23 & 54 Maximum overhung, or...