The RT is a spring applied, electrohydraulic thruster (ED 80/6) released, industrial drum brake.

Advantages of this thruster brake include its torque adjustability (which enables fine-tuning of the braking process), its ease of commissioning and maintenance, and its soft / impact-free operation.

The RT is a heavy-duty but cost effective service/holding brake for braking applications that don’t generate extreme heat in normal operation (i.e., when rubbing speed is fairly low). Because of its longevity, ability to handle high duty cycles, and ability to perform in a range of ambient conditions, this thruster drum brake is an ideal service brake in steel mill applications (as a hoist or crane brake), in port applications (as a container crane brake), and on large movable structures (bridge brakes). Its reliability and low maintenance demands make it a great choice for many industrial applications, especially when hydraulics or pneumatics aren’t readily available.

Hindon provides comprehensive support for RT thruster brakes including designing new or retrofit industrial braking systems incorporating this brake and providing brake repair services for RT brakes.

We are also an official partner of EMG Automation. We stock commonly used thruster models at our South Carolina facility and perform warrantied repair services for EMG Eldro and Elhy.

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Product Specifications

NameRT 400/80/6
ActuationElectrohydraulic Thruster Released
D1 (mm)400
ThrusterED 80/6
Brake Torque min. (N-m)300
Brake Torque max. (N-m)1610
A1 (mm)322
A2 (mm)675
B (mm)205
C (mm)660
B1 (mm)150
B2 (mm)140
B3 (mm)140
D3 (mm)22
H (mm)270
I (mm)100
K (mm)270
M (mm)120
N (mm)180
P (mm)10
Q (mm)18
T (mm)190
Weight (kg)65

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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.