Accession Number : AD0164997

Title :   Bi-Stable Brake.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McKinley,David W. ; Parmerlee,James K.

Report Date : 26 JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This invention relates to electromagnet brakes or clutches and more particularly to bi-stable brakes or clutches requiring no electromagnet energization to hold the brake or clutch in either state. Prior known such electromagnetic brakes or clutches require electromagnet energization to retain the device in one or the other of its braking or clutching and non-braking or non-clutching states. Power is consumed continuously to hold the device in one of its states.

Descriptors :   *Magnetic brakes, *Patents, Electromagnets, Braking, Bistable devices, Clutches

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE