03/04/2012 - 04:00 am

Magnetek Receives Braking Systems Orders for 10 Moveable Bridges

Magnetek Inc., Menomonee Falls, Wis., has been awarded contracts to supply its Mondel Braking Systems for 10 heavy moveable bridge projects located across the United States.  The orders, valued at $800,000, are for bridges located in New York, Chicago, Atlantic Beach, N.Y.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; Elizabeth City, N.C.; Wrightsville, N.C.; Gloucester, Mass.; and LaRosa, La.  The orders are scheduled for delivery throughout 2012.

Mondel moveable bridge braking systems include Mill Duty AC thruster brakes, brake wheels, brake wheel couplings and stainless steel enclosures. Each braking system is custom engineered to the individual bridge specifications at Magnetek’s headquarters in Wisconsin.

“Mondel has long been recognized by the A&E firms, general contractors, machinery manufacturers, and electrical contractors as the premier supplier of braking systems for the heavy movable bridge market place” said Mike Astemborski, business development manager for Mondel Brake Systems.

Magnetek's controls, brakes and motors, combined with their extensive application engineering experience, help them produce ideal control system solutions for movable bridge, flood control equipment, dam gates, movable stadium roofs, water navigation structures, and overhead traveling crane applications. Advanced technology and a focus on energy efficient design make Magnetek’s products a solid choice for customers aiming to reduce operating and maintenance costs.

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