Load Simulation

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Brakes can provide an adjustable load torque for performance and life testing gear trains, drives and mechanisms.

Torque can be steady, ramped, or pulsed.

<---Testing Example

The 2 brakes provide a pulsing torque load to simulate a person walking on the treadmill.

The automotive industry uses brakes to simulate the frictional load of car windows for testing power window mechanisms.  Brakes simulate the drag of windshield wipers for performance and durability testing wiper motors and mechanisms.

The photocopier industry uses brakes to simulate loads for life testing the gears, pulleys, belts and chains.

Brakes can produce infinitely variable resistance for exercise / rehabilitation machines and flight simulators.

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