The NAT is a spring applied, electrohydraulic thruster released, industrial drum brake.

This thruster drum brake fits brake drums with dimensions in imperial units (inches) and is designed according to steel mill standards (AISE Standard No. 11). Because of this, the NAT brake is an ideal “bolt-in” replacement for many older steel mill brakes. Braking torque is adjustable, enabling fine tuning when upgrading an existing braking system.

Hindon provides full support for NAT brakes including repair services and full engineering, technical, and application support.

We also support, stock, and repair the TH-I-256 thruster used to actuate this brake.

Click here to learn more about our full line of industrial brakes used in our industrial braking systems.

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Product Specifications

Name NAT/8”/I-256
Type Drum
Actuation Electrohydraulic Thruster Released
D1 8
Thruster I-256
TQMin (N-m) 140
TQMax (N-m) 279
Weight (Kg) 32
B2 (mm) 83
B1 (mm) 76
D1 (mm) 203
D3 (mm) 17.5
H3 (mm) 178
I (mm) 145
K (mm) 81
A1 (mm) 676
A2 (mm) 511
A3 (mm) 185
A4 (mm) 193
B (mm) 107
C (mm) 160
F (mm) 124
G (mm) 19
H1 (mm) 424
H2 (mm) 373
J (mm) 191
Friction Coefficient 0.4

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Commitment to service and support

Hindon is dedicated to providing comprehensive support for our products and the people who depend on them. From initial consultation to inspection, maintenance, and repair services, our goal is to provide the right equipment for your application and to keep your product in top shape for its full lifecycle. If you’re not sure which product is right for your application, call or chat with one of our sales engineers.