Medical & Mobility

26 March 2020

Mobile X-Ray Machines

Inertia Modified FSBR Brakes for Mobile X-Ray Machines

A medical imaging technology leader required an electric brake for its mobile X-Ray machines. The brakes are needed to provide reliable parking/holding functionality to ensure that the machine does not move during the imaging process.

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10 February 2020

Mammography Machines

Braking Solutions for Mammography Machines

A major global manufacturer of mammography systems contacted Altra Motion for braking solutions it needed for various applications within its machines. Altra worked closely with the OEMs engineering team to identify and confirm the torque requirements and space limitations of each different brake application.

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30 April 2018

Mobile X-Ray Cart

Inertia Dynamics PM Series Permanent Magnet Brake for Mobile X-Ray Cart

A global medical imaging systems manufacturer needed a reliable electric holding brake solution for use on its newest mobile X-ray cart. The machine has many vertical, horizontal and pivot movements including a collapsible tower, travel tube and scanning head that a technician adjusts around the patient during set up.

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