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Nexen Spring Engaged Caliper Brake Type VC500

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Nexen Spring Engaged Caliper Brake Type VC500

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Code: 837450
Brand: Nexen

Nexen Spring Engaged Caliper Brake Type VC500

Spring-actuated braking and clamping force for demanding industrial machinery. 

  • Spring Engaged

  • Air Released

  • Caliper Brakes

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Nexen Spring Engaged Caliper Brake Type VC500 

The VC500 has a torque rating that is maintained throughout the life of the friction facing. Due to its long cycle life, the rear linkage design actually increases clamping force as the facings wear.

A high performance solution that will fit into tight spaces on automotive conveyor systems, large converting machines, sawmills, and many other applications.


  • Static torque factor at 0 bar: 12480N (out of box), 18100N (burnished) 

  • Torque rating:  4785.9 Nm

  • Release pressure: 4.1 bar @ 60 psi

  • Offset: 0.037m 

  • Static Torque = (Disc radius - Offset)*static torque factor 

  • Static Torque at 0 bar: 3320 Nm on a 610 mm (24") disc 

  • Minimum release pressure: 4.1bar 

  • Work capacity: 3.32 

  • MJ Peak input rate: 57.5 kW 

  • Continuous cooling capacity: see disc specifications 

  • Minimum disc diameter 305 mm ( 12") 

  • Disc thickness: 12.7mm (0.500") 

  • Discs compatible with shaft diameters up to 100 mm 


  • Compensates brake pad wear for constant torque output 

  • Arced brake shoes with quick removable pin mounting 

  • Pedestal style base is easy to install on a small area 


  • LOCO friction facings (static torque 60% of catalogue value) 1.000" disc thickness

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Additional Information

Product Type Brake
Brand Nexen
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Actuation Method Pneumatic
Brake Type Caliper
Compares With Horton
Brake Disc Diameter 30-61cm
Max. Working Pressure 8.3 bar
Minimum Release Pressure 4.1 bar
Torque Rating 4786 Nm
Weight Range 50kg
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