Nexen Introduces NexSafe Functional Safety Certified Brakes

NexSafe products are spring engaged, air released, and default to lock, making them ideal for precision holding and emergency applications.

NexSafe products are spring engaged, air released, and default to lock, making them ideal for precision holding and emergency applications.

March 11, 2021—
Nexen Group, Inc., announces the launch of NexSafe Certified Safety Products, providing machine builders with a verified and reliable solution to increase the safety of processes and machines. NexSafe Rail Brakes, Servomotor Brakes, and Rod Locks are the first in North America to earn the Intertek Functional Safety (FS) Mark. They are certified to comply with ISO 13849-1, Categories B through 4 and Performance Levels PLa through PLe.

“The Intertek Functional Safety mark provides customers like Nexen a way to illustrate reduced hazards and risks to operating personnel, machinery, and surrounding environments at a time when they are facing increased demands around functional safety,” said Pierrick Balaire, global business line leader at Intertek. “We're pleased to grant Nexen with this certification, the first of its kind in North America, and look forward to continuing to work with them, and others, as they provide their industry with high-quality products, as well as peace of mind."

“Customers look to Nexen for superior products that stay ahead of the curve. Our new NexSafe certified safety brakes give machine builders the operational and competitive advantage of safer machines, and that carries through to a higher level of safety and productivity for their end users,” said Tim Dillon, senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Nexen Group.

With spring-engaged, air-released functionality, NexSafe products are default to lock, making them ideal for emergency stopping and holding applications. NexSafe Rail Brakes, Servomotor Brakes, and Rod Locks can be mounted to servo motors, linear devices, pneumatic cylinders, round rails, linear rods, round shafts, and linear guide systems. 

NexSafe Rail Brake: Compact, powerful brake compatible with most profile guide rails and carriages. Safety features include:
•Multiple actuators
•Multiple engagement springs
•Engagment and Disengagement sensors available
•Default to lock
•B10D of 4 million cycles

NexSafe Servomotor Brake: Powerful high-torque brake installed between a servomotor and the driven load. Safety features include:
•Integral clamp collar with backup key
•Multiple engagement springs
•Engagment, Disengagement, and Wear sensors available
•Default to lock
•B10D of 2 million cycles

NexSafe Rod Lock: Precision holding with guide rod systems and NFPA or ISO cylinders. Safety features include:
•Multiple engagement springs
•Engagment and Disengagement sensors available
•Default to lock
•B10D of 2 million cycles

Nexen Group, Inc.
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www.nexengroup.com