Force Control Industries Inc. is a worldwide leader in the manufacture of oil shear clutch and brake systems for industrial applications.
The company are famous for their Posidyne clutches and clutch/brakes which utilise oil shear technology in their wet, multiple friction plate designs to provide a high torque, low inertia package. Units capable of transmitting from between 51 Nm and 9038 Nm give a long service life with low maintenance requirements, whilst providing excellent positional accuracy and repeatability. Typical applications include cut-to-length lines.
Other products in their range include brakes, E-stop brakes, two-speed drives and servo drives.