UpComing Tradeshows

April 24-28, 2017
Hannover Messe 2017
Hannover, Germany

May 23-25, 2017
SPS Italia 2017
Parma, Italy

November 28-30, 2017
SPS IPC 2017
Nuremburg, Germany

Application Profile

30 January 2017

Golf Carts

Matrix International Modified 1EB Series Brakes for Golf Carts

A major US golf cart manufacturer needed a drop-in replacement braking solution for a line of golf carts. The carts feature a convenient parking brake mounted to the back of the motor that automatically engages when the vehicle is stopped.

Read More

24 September 2015

Pharmaceutical Robots

Matrix Small Diameter Permanent Magnet Brakes for Medical/Pharmaceutical Robots

Matrix engineers recently developed a new line of permanent magnet brakes (PMB) for use by the servo motor industry. The small diameter brakes are ideally suited for precision pick and place robots utilized in medical laboratories and pharmaceutical manufacturing applications.

Read More

08 September 2015

Industrial Robots

Matrix International Modified 1EB Brakes for Industrial Robots

A leading global industrial robotics manufacturer contacted Matrix to provide servo motor brakes for a new series of robots used in material handling and process applications. The robots often operate 16 to 24 hours/day performing rapid repetitive programmed functions.

Read More

11 September 2014

Paper Making Machine Scanner

Matrix 7AH-P Series Tooth Clutch for Paper Making Machine Scanner

A leading manufacturer of equipment for the pulp and paper industry required a clutch solution for their new scanning device. The scanner mounts to large paper making machines and provides sheet quality profiles and measurements, including basis weight and moisture content.

Read More

28 April 2014

Bakery Dough Lift

Matrix International 1CD Series Brake for Bakery Dough Lift

When a competitor’s gearbox failed on a dough lifting system at a Chicago area commercial bakery, the bin transporting 1500 pounds of raw bakery dough dropped more than a dozen feet in an instant. While no one was injured in the incident it was clear that a potential hazard existed.

Read More