Drum Brakes for bridges and sluices “Rijkswaterstaat” type RWS

Application areas:

  • Bridge / Sluice systems

Product type:

  • Drum brakes

Product description

The RWS, also known as Rijkswaterstaat-Brake has additional features compared to a standard drum brakes acc. to DIN 15435 to increase safety during the braking process. (See operating principle)

  • Bridges and sluice gates
  • 2 step brake / Time delay braking at 2nd spring
  • MADE IN GERMANY, own production

Functional principle

To meet specific safety criteria for RWS brakes, the following additional features are provided.

  • 2 limit switches for “brake opened / closed”
  • Eccentric hand lifting device
  • Heating element
  • All pins made of stainless steel, with grease nipples for re-greasing all important linkagepoints
  • Adjustable braking torque
  • Organic brake pads (bonded), friction coefficient µ dyn = 0,4,
  • 2-Component coating / Standard painting RAL 5009 / Dry film thickness 80 µm

Technical benefits

The second time-delayed brake spring at type RWS-RT2F avoid unwanted / unintended lowering situations on bridges and sluices.

Options

  • Special construction
  • Special painting (Please specify RAL color)
  • Further limit switch for position controlling
  • Further operation types (Standard: Operated by thruster / electro-hydraulically)

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