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SG Transmission develops innovative permanent magnet brake solution

SG Transmission was approached by a customer who was having issues with their existing permanent magnet brake. The brake, which was positioned inside the rear of the motor, was facing performance problems with the encoder due to contamination from debris. Looking for a zero backlash, lightweight solution to work in… Read More

How our permanent magnet brakes can support the medical sector

SG Transmission designs and manufactures permanent magnet brakes for use in a variety of high quality and specialist medical equipment. The permanent magnet brake can be mounted in any orientation and due to its precision and zero backlash capability, is suited to high safety applications within sectors such as medical… Read More

High torque electromagnetic toothed clutch

A market leading European manufacturer of security and access applications required a higher static torque clutch than similar sized conventional devices on the market. The mechanical advantage of interlocking teeth allows the clutch to be engaged at a standstill or synchronised with the toothed driving ring speed. In the access… Read More

Fail safe power-off brake

SG Transmission has developed a 40 mm diameter static  holding brake (12 Volt DC, 0.6 Nm Torque) for a German automotive customer as a parking brake with fail safe power-off braking. The approach is a fully automated production process with single part feed, including an air gap pre-set during the manufacture… Read More

Spring Applied Brake – SG Transmission

SG Transmissions electromagnetic spring applied brakes are designed as a holding brake with emergency stop function that are ideal to integrate into servo motors. They can be mounted externally or integrated into the motor housing. The electromagnetic spring applied brake is one of our most versatile brakes with a torque… Read More

40,000 Newtons, Ø280mm diameter Electromagnet

SG Transmission has supplied a European distributor with their largest electromagnets designed and manufactured in their 47 years history. The design brief was to create an electromagnet with a holding force greater than 40,000 Newtons, which are used to mount, align and level the client’s large modular machine process weighing… Read More

Ultra Slim Permanent Magnet Brake

SG Transmission has supplied a robotics manufacturer with a new Ø56 diameter x 24.5mm Permanent Magnet Brake.  The client, who has applications such as servo motors and cobots, based in Asia with locations across the world, has worked with SG Transmission for a number of years. Adam Russell, the lead design engineer… Read More

We are hiring – Assembly Production Lead

An opportunity has arisen for an Assembly Production Lead to join the Stephenson Gobin operational team based at Bishop Auckland. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will manage assembly staff and continually improve the manufacturing assembly function within the company, ensuring the delivery of high volume, precision built… Read More

Spring Applied Fail Safe Brake

SG Transmission has supplied a motion control and factory automation company with a new Ø57 diameter Spring Applied Fail Safe Brakes. The client, who has applications such as servo motors and collaborate robots, with locations across the world, approached SG Transmission due to quality issues with their previous supplier. Adam… Read More

Meet SG Transmission at SPS IPC Drives 2018

We are pleased to be attending the SPS IPC Drives again next month. We’d like to meet anyone attending the exhibition interested in electromagnetic clutches and brakes for applications such as robotics, medical equipment, AGV vehicles, access control systems, and military. Read through our news items to see a range… Read More

High torque brake for access control system heightens security

SG Transmission has successfully designed a customised brake for an access control system with torque 25% higher than the industry average. The high torque, electromagnetic toothed brake is used to control the gate of a high security door access control system. The design team at SG Transmission were approached by… Read More

SG Transmission’s magnetic clutch saves military vehicle

SG Transmission has designed and manufactured a magnetic clutch for a military vehicle. With a diameter of 118mm, the non-conventional friction magnetic clutch has a multi-pole design which gives a comparatively high torque of 35-40NM for its diameter. SG Transmission was approached when the existing clutches in the vehicle became… Read More

Curved permanent magnet brake

SG Transmission has designed a curved permanent magnet brake to be used in specialist medical equipment. The customised brake has been designed to control the height of a vertical and extendable pole, which moves linearly in oncology treatment machines. The dual curve surface brake increases the working face of the… Read More

Merry Christmas from SG Transmission

Please note – we are closed for Christmas from 11.30am on Friday 23rd December, reopening at 8.00am on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.    

Meet us at SPS IPC Drives

Our Sales Manager Neil Cook will be at SPS IPC Drives this week from 22nd – 23rd November. SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation based in Nuremberg. Contact us if you would like to meet Neil at the show to discuss any of our products.

Permanent magnetic clutch now available

SG Transmission has designed and manufactured a permanent magnetic clutch for a global, medical device manufacturer. This replaces the need for a brake and clutch, saving money and weight. The fail-safe clutch utilises rare earth permanent magnets to generate the magnetic field to keep the clutch engaged should the power… Read More

New ultra-slim permanent magnetic brake

SG Transmission has launched a new ultra-slim, high torque, permanent magnetic brake with a brake field depth of less than 13mm. The design team at the British manufacturer of clutches and brakes, designed the brake specifically for a robotics manufacturer where length was restricted and footprint size limited. The ultra-slim… Read More

New Permanent Magnet Toothed Brake

SG Transmission has launched a brand new product; the Permanent Magnet Toothed Brake. Developed by the company’s in-house design team this product is one of the first of its kind in the market. Combining the proven technologies of the permanent magnet brake and the toothed brake, the permanent magnet toothed… Read More

SG Transmission seeks agents and distributors

To support future growth, SG Transmission is looking to further expand its global customer portfolio by employing like-minded agents and/or distributors in the EU. Representing the SG Transmission brand, agents/distributors will assist the business in improving global reach through collaborative working with our UK manufacturing and design facilities. SG Transmission… Read More

SG Transmission is looking for a Business Development Manager

Due to continuous growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen within SG Transmission for a bilingual business development manager.   The role will focus on identifying and developing new market sectors, generating new sales, and further promoting our product range to customers predominantly within Europe, but also within the US. You must… Read More