NexSafe Rod Locks

An Industry First! Only Available from Nexen!

NexSafe™ Functional Safety Certified Brakes
for Pneumatic Cylinders or Round Shafts and Rails

Increased Safety for Processes & Machines!

RodLock

Rod Locks Designed and Built Specifically for Almost All Pneumatic Cylinders or Round Shafts and Rails

Precision holding with guide rod systems and NFPA or ISO Pneumatic Cylinders.


“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

NexSafe Rod Lock Brake

Pneumatic Cylinder or Round Shaft and Rail Versions
With superior performance, these spring-engaged, air-released units supplement air cylinders and guide rods for holding in power-off/e-stop situations. High clamping forces ensure positive holding with minimal air required for release. Choose from our standard products, or we will work with you to meet your unique application specifications.

INDUSTRY 4.0 SOLUTION Nexen’s Rod Lock 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 Rod Locks 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 Rod Lock Stamp

Rod Lock Functional Safety Certificate



“Fabco-Air has been using Nexen Rod Locks for many years on our pneumatic actuators and linear slides that we manufacture and we are very excited to be able to share with our customers that these Rod Locks are now safety certified which opens up new opportunities for us and our customers.”

— Cory Leavitt-Engineering Manager & Mike Bowers-Manufacturing Engineer Fabco-Air




NFPA/Inch Rod Locks

Select Model Number for Details

Stand Alone
Model
Cylinder Mount
Model
Rod
Diameter
Bore Size
(Cylinder Mount
only)
Holding
Force
RLSSB
150-063-S
RLSSB
150-063-C
0.625 in 1.500 in 180 lbs
RLSSB
200-063-S
RLSSB
200-063-C
0.625 in 2.000 in 314 lbs
RLSSB
250-063-S
RLSSB
250-063-C
0.625 in 2.500 in 491 lbs
RLSSB
200-100-S
RLSSB
200-100-C
1.000 in 2.000 in 250 lbs
RLSSB
325-100-S
RLSSB
325-100-C
1.000 in 3.250 in 830 lbs
RLSSB
400-100-S
RLSSB
400-100-C
1.000 in 4.000 in 1256 lbs
RLSSB
500-100-S
RLSSB
500-100-C
1.000 in 5.000 in 1963 lbs
RLSSB
400-138-S
RLSSB
400-138-C
1.375 in 4.000 in 1256 lbs
RLSSB
500-138-S
RLSSB
500-138-C
1.375 in 5.000 in 1963 lbs
RLSSB
600-138-S
RLSSB
600-138-C
1.375 in 6.000 in 2830 lbs

ISO/Metric Rod Locks

Select Model Number for Details

Stand Alone
Model
Cylinder Mount
Model
Rod
Diameter
Bore Size
(Cylinder Mount
only)
Holding
Force
RLSSB
032-012-S
RLSSB
032-012-C
12 mm 32 mm 800 N
RLSSB
040-016-S
RLSSB
040-016-C
16 mm 40 mm 890 N
RLSSB
050-020-S
RLSSB
050-020-C
20 mm 50 mm 1400 N
RLSSB
063-020-S
RLSSB
063-020-C
20 mm 63 mm 2225 N
RLSSB
080-025-S
RLSSB
080-025-C
25 mm 80 mm 3560 N
RLSSB
100-025-S
RLSSB
100-025-C
25 mm 100 mm 5500 N
RLSSB
125-032-S
RLSSB
125-032-C
32 mm 125 mm 8560 N