Braking Resistors

  • Braking Resistors

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Overview:

A braking resistor acts as a load bank in motion systems where a motor in controlled by a drive. When decelerating, the motor become generator where it produces electrical energy which must go somewhere. To brake quickenough, theenergy must be dumped into a power resistor and to be dissipated as heat.

Product Features:

  • Can be designed with natural cooled, fresh or sea Water cooled.
  • Standard SS316L for fresh water cooled or Titanium heating element for Sea water cooled.
  • Single unit or multiples unit arrangement complete with vessel or storage tank.
  • Compact design in space constraint offshore.
  • Heating element can withstand more than 1200VDC.