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Magnetek's Popular Mondel 200S Series Brakes Now Have Auto-Adjustment and Auto-Equalization Features

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - August 11, 2006 - Magnetek Material Handling today announced they have added two important features to their widely popular Mondel 200S ST and ST/E Type, 3-phase AC Hy-Thrust Actuator Brakes. The new Auto-Adjustment (AA) and Auto-Equalization (AE) features automatically compensate for brake lining wear. According to VP, Magnetek Material Handling Perry Pabich, "these self-adjusting features eliminate the time required to manually adjust the linkages on the braking mechanism. Brake shoe to wheel clearance is automatically equalized and maintained, maximizing brake performance and extending brake lining life." A completely sealed, continuously rated, Hy-Thrust actuator electrically controls Magnetek's Mondel 200S ST and ST/E brakes. Designed with a minimum number of moving parts, the 200S brake series provides long service life with minimal maintenance and downtime.

Magnetek Material Handling provides a full compliment of overhead material handling control solutions including AC and DC drive systems, motors, brakes, conductor bar and festoon systems, radio remote controls, and pushbutton pendant stations.

Magnetek Material Handling is part of Magnetek, Inc. Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MAG), Magnetek designs and builds digital power conversion and control products and systems for applications such as material handling, telecommunications, data management and alternative energy, wherein reliability is paramount. The Company operates manufacturing and research facilities worldwide and reported total revenue of $242 million for its 2005 fiscal year, ended July 3, 2005. For more information visit www.magnetek.com.

For additional information, please contact Magnetek at 1-800-288-8178. Magnetek Material Handling, is a leading designer and manufacturer of motor controls, radio remote controls, and electrification products for the overhead material handling industry.

Media Contact:
Lynn Bostrom
Director, Marketing Communications
(262) 252-2903
lbostrom@magnetek.com


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