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Magnetek, Inc. Launches New Telemotive XLTX Radio Remote Control

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.- March 25, 2009 - Magnetek, Inc. today announced the launch of a new vertical design of its AIST-NEMA HI-TORK™ 300M Mill Duty Shoe brake. The new vertical MBT brake can be used in tight spaces where a standard horizontal brake would not fit. The thruster is mounted above the brakewheel rather than on one side. It meets the same requirements as the Company’s horizontal MBT brakes and also delivers the same rated torque with minimal maintenance and downtime.

"Our new vertical brake is a great fit when space is restricted by related machinery, structural components or worker access requirements," said Tom Van Leeuwen, manager of brakes for Magnetek.

The Company’s line of mill duty shoe brakes feature fabricated steel construction and are designed for heavy-duty environments. Applications for these types of brakes include steel mills, stacker reclaimers, shiploaders, port cranes, shipyard cranes, offshore drilling rigs, missile assembly cranes, incinerator cranes, and large gantry cranes.

For more information on the new vertical brake and the entire range of Mondel brakes, contact one of Magnetek’s application engineers at 1 (800) 288-8178.


About Magnetek
Magnetek, Inc. provides a full complement 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. In addition to material handling products, Magnetek manufactures digital power and motion control systems used in people-moving and energy delivery. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa.; Canonsburg, Pa.; and Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, as well as Menomonee Falls.

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


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