Stage Machinery Brake Design

Brakes in stage machinery are a tap-dance between having enough braking force to safely stop the load and too much braking force that would result in excessive dynamic forces. This session describes the various brake designs and current options in the market. A quick overview about how to dimension brakes for a specific machine and the special requirement for brakes in machines intended for performer flying. 

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Go Live Date:
April 25, 2017
Stage Machinery Brake Design

Brakes in stage machinery are a tap-dance between having enough braking force to safely stop the load and too much braking force that would result in excessive dynamic forces. This session describes the various brake designs and current options in the market. A quick overview about how to dimension brakes for a specific machine and the special requirement for brakes in machines intended for performer flying. 

Speaker Information
Joe Champelli  [ view bio ]
Alan Hendrickson  [ view bio ]
Michael Lichter  [ view bio ]
Peter Svitavsky  [ view bio ]
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Entertainment Technician Certification Program
CEU: 0.50
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