NexSafe Linear Profile Guide Rail Brakes

An Industry First! Only Available from Nexen!

NexSafe™ Functional Safety Certified Brakes
for Linear and Profile Rails and Guides

Increased Safety for Processes & Machines - AT NO EXTRA COST!

Rail Brake

Rail Brakes Designed and Built Specifically for the Following Manufactures:

ABBA, HIWIN, IKO, INA, LINTECH, NB, NOOK, NSK, PMI, ROCKFORD, ROLLON, SBC, SCHNEEBEERGER, SKF, STAR (BOSCH REXROTH), TBI THK, THOMSON


“The Intertek Functional Safety mark provides customers like Nexen a way to illustrate reduced hazards and risks to operating personnel, machinery, and surrounding environments at a time when they are facing increased demands around functional safety. We're pleased to grant Nexen with this certification, the first of its kind in North America, and look forward to continuing to work with them, and others, as they provide their industry with high-quality products, as well as peace of mind."

-Pierrick Balaire, Global Business Line Leader at Intertek.

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A New Standard in Performance

Safety Rail Brake

INDUSTRY 4.0 SOLUTION Nexen’s Rail Brake Operating Mode Sensors for either Engagement or Disengagement are Industry 4.0 compatible and can provide information to maximize machine efficiency. Having this information available aides with:

  • Accurate Linear Positioning
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • Operational Feedback

Nexen’s Spring Engaged, Air Released Rail Brakes are safety certified to comply with international safety standard ISO 13849-1. Category Level up to 4 and Performance Level up to e, able to be achieved using NexSafe™ products in recommended configuration.

NexSafe RB Stamp

Rail Brake Functional Safety Certificate



“Nexen had the right brake, quick support and delivery time that easily integrated into our machine design. Whenever we need Nexen, they are always there!”

— Werner Bohner, President & Owner, Lorik Tool




Rail Brake Sizes

For Details Select Model Number

Model Rail Width Holding
Force
(minimum)
Backlash at
Full Brake
Force (minimum)
Release
Pressure
(minimum)
Starting
Engagement
Time
Mass
(average)

RB 15
15 mm
[0.591 in]
500 N
[112 lbs]
up to 0.10 mm
[0.004 in]
3.6 to 5.5 bar
[52 to 80 psi]
0.049 sec 0.41 kg
[0.904 lbs]

RB 20
20 mm
[0.787 in]
800 N
[180 lbs]
up to 0.13 mm
[0.005 in]
3.6 to 5.5 bar
[52 to 80 psi]
0.044 sec 0.62 kg
[1.367 lbs]

RB 25
25 mm
[0.984 in]
1000 N
[225 lbs]
up to 0.20 mm
[0.008 in]
3.6 to 5.5 bar
[52 to 80 psi]
0.050 sec 0.84 kg
[1.86 lbs]

RB 30
30 mm
[1.181 in]
1300 N
[292 lbs]
up to 0.20 mm
[0.008 in]
3.6 to 5.5 bar
[52 to 80 psi]
0.070 sec 1.54 kg
[3.40 lbs]

RB 35
35 mm
[1.378 in]
1600 N
[360 lbs]
up to 0.20 mm
[0.008 in]
3.6 to 5.5 bar
[52 to 80 psi]
0.070 sec 2.04 kg
[4.50 lbs]

RB 45
45 mm
[1.772 in]
2600 N
[585 lbs]
up to 0.20 mm
[0.008 in]
3.6 to 5.5 bar
[52 to 80 psi]
0.080 sec 3.48 kg
[7.68 lbs]