Gemco Magnetic DC Shoe Brakes
Spring set and electrically released, the Gemco magnetic DC shoe brakes are set when 230 VDC power is removed from the brakes coil(s). The electrical mechanism consists of one or two DC magnets and as power is introduced to the brake coils, it creates an electro-magnetic field that brings the coils together to release the brake. Cutting power to the coils will allows spring to extend back to its normal state and sets the brake. Shunt or series coils are available and rated for continuous or intermittent duty ratings. The magnetic DC shoe brakes are also offered with a single point adjustment on brakes 8″ in wheel diameter or larger. This feature speeds up the brake installation and shoe lining wear adjustment. Brake wheel diameters of 41/2″ to 30″ are also available and are AISE rated. Rectifiers are available for AC operation.