Functional safety certified servomotor brakes

Nexen Group, Inc. provides servomotor brakes with Functional Safety Certification to international safety standard ISO 13849-1

Nexen’s NexSafe servomotor brakes offer bidirectional braking capabilities and are Industry 4.0 compatible. The full line of NexSafe servomotor brakes is Functional Safety certified to comply with the international safety standard ISO 13849-1. Category Level up to 4 and Performance Level up to e can be achieved using Nexsafe products in recommended configuration.

The NexSafe brake has failsafe mechanical connections with the servomotor and gearbox, patented frustoconical friction-facing structures with tapers on both the outer and inner surfaces for simultaneous engagement with two mating surfaces, and up to three sensors for feedback (Source: Nexen Group)

NexSafe servomotor brakes have multiple engagement springs and an integrated clamp collar with backup keyways. Up to three operating mode sensors for feedback ensure confident, safe emergency stopping, holding and positioning. The sensors provide feedback and information to maximize machine efficiency and aid with motor and drive programming, predictive maintenance, and operational feedback.

Servomotor brakes are part of Nexen’s line of Functional Safety certified products, including rail brakes and rod locks. Nexen engineers and manufactures advanced motion control components for a wide variety of industrial applications. Headquartered in the USA and with its European office based in Belgium, Nexen supplies products to customers through a global network of local distributors and representatives.

Summary of key features and benefits:

  • Functional Safety certified to CAT4/PLe
  • Integral clamp collar with backup keyway
  • Three operating mode sensors available
  • Multiple engagement springs
  • Default to lock