Mondel Brakes


mondel brakes

Kor-Pak is an authorized dealer/distributor for Mondel Brakes, a subsidiary of Magnetek Uncommon Power in Menomonee Falls, WI.  Mondel Brakes are robust, versatile, and capable of withstanding harsh environments which is why they are a top choice for tough environments such as melt shop cranes and stacker reclaimers.  Mondel Brakes are offered in various styles including the acclaimed MBE DC Magnetic Drum Brakes and MBT Thruster Show Brakes.  More information on these brakes can be found below:

Type “MBE” – DC Magnet 


30″ Mondel MBE DC Magnet Brake

Spring –applied and electromagnetic release
Replaceable magnet coils
Class F insulation
Shunt: 12V through 350V DC
Series: 5A through 1400A

300M Range

5” – 30” diameter

10 – 11,000 lb. ft. torque
AC, DC, hydraulic
Explosion proof
AIST drop-in designs

MBE Options: 

Auto-adjuster for lining wear
Forcing rectifier (fast response for crane hoists, etc.)
Constant potential rectifiers (for crane bridges/trolleys)
Terminal box rectifiers (Special applications – Contact Engineering)
Class H insulation
Nitride Corrosion Protection

Type “MBT” – 3 PH. AC and DCFotoFlexer_Photo

Fast response – standard units 2000 cycles per hour
Spring applied and electrically released
Continuously or intermittently rated, Service < 40°C
Class F insulation
AC Supplies: 230-460-575/3Ph/50-60 Hz
DC Supplies: 250V

MBT Options:

Auto-adjuster for lining wear
Adjustable external torque spring with calibrated indicator
Externally adjustable, stepless time delays in both directions (set and release)
Braketronic Controller
Nitride Corrosion Protection


Mondel “Braketronic” Controller

Latching hand release
Up to 3 limit switches to indicate brake position
Available in vertical design
– Thruster is mounted above the brakewheel
– Fits in tight spaces

Types “MBT” and “MBE can be fitted with Pedal or

Mondel “Braketronic” Controller

Power assisted hydraulic over-ride to produce a dual-purpose brake. This hybrid brake is useful for EOT bridges, gantry cranes and similar applications where dual control and/or emergency stopping and parking are required.
Related Literature:
Mondel Family Brochure