Medical

High quality, high precision electromagnetic clutch and brake solutions for medical technology

The critical nature of medical applications calls for some of the most demanding requirements within electromagnetic brakes. From operating tables, to surgical robots and treatment machines, SG Transmission offers standard and customised electromagnetic solutions to meet the most stringent demands for a variety of high quality and specialist medical equipment.

Our brake and electromagnet combinations offer accurate, precise and durable performance. The spring applied brake offers a ready to use application with pre-set air gap that is best suited to applications where backlash capability is not required. The permanent magnet brake can be mounted in any orientation and due to its precision and zero backlash capability, is ideally suited to high safety applications such as those in the medical sector.

Surgical robots
Medical chairs and beds
Wheelchairs
Ceiling lifts
Examination and imaging systems

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.

AGV/AMR
Energy
Fire and Security
Machinery
Material Handling
Medical
Military
Motor and Drives
Robotics
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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