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Kendrion N.V. is a public limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands, with its registered office in Zeist.

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Electromagnetic brakes and clutches

Electromagnetism explained by the expert

With a lot of passion, Kendrion worked for many months on a reference book on electromagnetism.

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IDS servo motor

Kendrion - Industrial Drive Systems

Spring-applied brakes for servo motors

The Servo Line series of spring-applied brakes has been developed for integration into servo motors. The brakes are designed for use as holding brakes with emergency stop function.

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brake for collaborative robots


Lightweight - spring-applied brake for serial applications

In mobile applications, such as battery-powered tools, collaborative robots or stair lifts, lightweight but yet powerful spring-applied brakes are needed. Kendrion (Aerzen) GmbH has recognized this market demand and has developed an innovative concept.

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offshore with Kendrion Binder brake

Kendrion - Industrial Drive Systems

Electromagnetic brakes & clutches

Electromechanical brakes and clutches for the industrial drive technology were developed and produced at Kendrion IDS. Applications are for accelerating, decelerating, positioning, holding and securing movable drive components and loads.

Kendrion – the brake experts

As a solution provider, Kendrion develops, produces and markets innovative and high-quality electromagnetic systems and components for customers all over the world.

The Industrial Drive Systems business unit develops and produces electromagnetic brakes and clutches for industrial drive engineering. Applications are for accelerating, decelerating, positioning, holding and securing movable drive components and loads.

Besides the headquarters in Villingen-Schwenningen in the Black Forest, Germany, the Industrial Drive Systems business unit has further production sites and subsidiaries in Aerzen (Germany), China, Great Britain and Italy. The distribution network furthermore contains numerous sales partners all over the world.

The roots of Industrial Drive Systems go back to 1911 when Wilhelm Binder founded his company. Since the early 1920s electromagnetic components have been developed and produced under the traditional brand BINDER. The company was taken over by the Dutch group Schuttersveld N.V. - now Kendrion N.V. - in 1997.

Since 2010 the former magneta GmbH & Co. KG belongs to the Kendrion Group. Under the present name Kendrion (Aerzen) GmbH electromagnetic clutches and brakes as well as magnetic particle clutches and brakes are still developed and manufactured at the site in Aerzen.

Customer-specific brake solutions for each application

Kendrion develops and produces individual brake solutions for customers all over the world. The basis of customer-specific solutions is the broad product portfolio of innovative and high-quality systems and components for various industrial applications like automation technology, robotics, mechanical engineering, elevation technology and other industrial sectors. Thus, Kendrion is able to provide the optimal solution for each application.

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