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Short series brake motor

Short Series Brake Motors are available in either footed or footless mounting and designed in either totally enclosed fan cooled or totally enclosed non-vent construction. These motors are available from stock in ratings of 1/2 HP thru 5 HP (56 thru 184T frames).


  • Dodge Short Series brakes which are spring set, magnetically released power off type brakes integrally mounted to the motor for the most compact design
  • Single phase with built-in rectifier to DC
  • Inverter ready
  • Manual release lever
  • Mount universally in any orientation with no modifications required
  • Brake leads are brought into the motor conduit box for connecting to the motor leads on (56-140 frames) and set up for connecting separately on (180-210 frames)
  • 56-140 frame motors feature low profile F3 top-mounted conduit box
  • 143-145TY and 143-145TCY frame motors have a special base which include 56, 143, and 145 mounting slots used on OEM conveyors
  • UL/CSA recognized and CE certified

Common Applications

  • Unit and Baggage handling
  • Conveyors
  • Packaging equipment
  • Machine tools
  • Hoists
  • Elevators and door openers

Common Industries

  • Unit Handling

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