Electromagnetic clutch and brake solutions for energy and power generation applications

As the demand for renewable energy continues to grow, so does the requirement for efficient wind power plants. A wind power plant converts the kinetic energy produced from the wind into electrical energy which is then transported into a power grid. The dominant design of a wind turbine includes the three-bladed lift rotor with a horizontal axis and rotor on the windward side. Using pitch control adjustment, a system utilising an electric motor combination, the wind turbine blades are adjusted to ensure that the optimum energy output is achieved while monitoring the maximum speed.

In energy and power generation applications, installation requirement, vibration and reliability are typically core considerations. SG Transmission offers a range of custom and standard; spring applied, permanent magnet and flange mounted brakes and clutches.

Key applications

Motorised hose reel
Valve actuator
Wind turbine pitch control
Pipe inspection equipment
Overvoltage power switches

Sectors we work in

Our electromagnetic clutch and brake solutions are used in pioneering technology around the world. Guaranteeing safety, accuracy and performance for the power transmission and motion control applications of tomorrow.

Fire and Security
Material Handling
Motor and Drives
Warehouse Logistics

Latest news

Read the latest company news, customer success stories and industry blogs from our leading experts on the topic of electromagnetics and the future of automation.

Permanent magnet brakes for medical technology

We design and manufacture permanent magnet brakes for use in a variety of high quality, specialist medical technology.

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SG Transmission develops first of its kind hybrid permanent magnet and spring applied brake

SG Transmission has successfully designed and manufactured a permanent magnet and spring applied hybrid brake, in what is thought to be the world’s first of its kind.

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SG Transmissions signs agreement with leading South Korean robotic manufacturer

SG Transmission has recently signed an agreement with a leading South Korean robotic manufacturer, to provide a permanent magnet brake which is small, lightweight and has a relatively high torque.

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