Brakes

Elevator Brakes 1895-1927

In this History article, your author provides a brief presentation of early brake systems. The...

Unitized vs. Caliper vs. Drum

Your author explains the top eight similarities and differences of these elevator brake types. The...

Elevator Safety Requires Quality

In this Readers’ Platform, long-time manufacturer mayr offers advice on choosing the correct brake. submitted...

Development of Brake Control System for Elevators

A look at the effect of elevator weight reduction on brake behavior and the development...

Draka Elevator’s Sure Stop™ Rope Brake

Keeping passengers safe is an important concern. Draka’s Sure Stop Rope Brake helps ensure passenger...

How to Choose the Correct Brake

This article discusses how a well-founded selection of reliable products can be made in spite...