Home Trusted by 500,000+ buyers
BACK Main Directory > Manufacturing & Industrial Equipment > Nexen Air Champ Friction Brakes

Nexen Air Champ Friction Brakes

Supplier: Norman G. Clark

Low Inertia, high thermal dissipation and self-adjusting facings make these ideal for many applications.

Price Guide: POA

Choose between Straight or Tapered bore units in a wide range of operational specifications. each model comes in a standard Bore Size, with customisation possible through the use of Bushings. There are 10 Imperial and 4 metric Models to choose from.


  • Controlled Deceleration
  • Rapid Cycling/Indexing
  • Accurate positioning
  • Tension Control (unwind)
  • Stopping
  • Holding

Features / Benefits

  • High heat dissipation and thermal capacity from a cooling air passage
  • Self-adjusting for friction facing wear
  • Split friction facing for easy replacement
  • Straight and tapered bores available
  • Torque rating from 5.6 to 1130 Nm [50 to 10,000 in-lb]
  • Operates on standard shop air
  • Simple design with few moving parts for easy installation and maintenance
  • Low inertia
  • Up to six times longer life than electric brakes
  • High efficiency and simple design for low operating costs
  • Repair is simple and inexpensive vs. electric (electric brakes = throw away)
  • Mounting flexibility (horizontal and vertical mounting, wide range of shaft sizes)
  • Lower installed cost - approximately 50% less vs. comparable electric units