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New Clutch/Brake Unimodule Designed For Heavy Duty Conveyor Applications

Warner Electric has introduced a new heavy duty Gen2 electromagnetic packaged clutch/brake UniModule for use in tough conveyor applications including baggage handling systems. The new Gen2 modules feature two significant design modifications. A new, larger bearing provides a dynamic load capability increase of 47%. A redesigned armature and spline hub features an effective spline length increase of 83% resulting in a 44% decrease in spline compressive stress.

Two fully assembled, pre-burnished, factory-tested, heavy duty UniModules are offered for 143/145TC NEMA frame, up to 2HP.

Standard Gen2 UniModule features include internal component mounting and an external housing fin design that increases heat dissipation and optimizes stop/start frequencies, particularly in enclosed configurations. Also, an improved input-to-output axis alignment reduces vibration, noise, and wear. Integrated, custom mounting bolts make installation easy and allows the conduit box to be located directly on top of the unit for consistent orientation.

Optional field-installable cover kits readily convert vented units into fully enclosed modules that keep contaminants out and wear particles in for clean, quiet operation.

About Altra Industrial Motion
Altra Industrial Motion (NASDAQ:AMIC) is a leading multi-national designer, producer and marketer of a wide range of electromechanical power transmission products. The company brings together strong brands covering over 40 product lines with production facilities in nine countries. Altra’s leading brands include Boston Gear, Warner Electric, TB Wood’s, Formsprag Clutch, Wichita Clutch, Industrial Clutch, Ameridrives Couplings, Kilian Manufacturing, Marland Clutch, Nuttall Gear, Stieber Clutch, Twiflex Limited, Bibby Transmissions, Matrix International, Inertia Dynamics, Huco-Dynatork, Ameridrives Power Transmission, Delroyd Worm Gear and Warner Linear. For information on any of these technology leaders, visit www.AltraMotion.com.

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