Controls, brakes, and motors for heavy moveable structures.
Columbus McKinnon brings its expertise with Magnetek brand innovative power control solutions to the Heavy Moveable Structures industry. State-of-the-art controls, brakes, and motors, combined with our extensive application engineering experience, make our products the ideal control system solution for moveable bridges, flood control equipment, dam gates, moveable stadium roofs, water navigation structures, and overhead traveling crane applications.
Columbus McKinnon offers variable frequency drives, shoe and disc brakes, and motors, which are designed to meet your exact specifications. The Company’s history of supplying high-quality products, in addition to our application engineering expertise, provides the diversity of experience required to deliver cutting-edge solutions for the Heavy Moveable Structures industry.
Nearly five years after Hurricane Sandy, the second-costliest hurricane in United States history, cities along the eastern seaboard were still working to discover – and repair – the damage inflicted on their infrastructure by the Category 3 storm. Magnetek, a Columbus McKinnon brand, had the opportunity to help mend some of the hurricane’s long-term damage by rebuilding industrial brakes used in the operation of a four-lane drawbridge that spans a busy navigation channel in New York City.
Milwaukee's one-of-a-kind ballpark features traditional architecture with a unique fan-shaped retractable roof. Since the roof moves to provide protection from the elements, it required design changes to improve performance. Nitrided Magnetek brand steel brakes included as part of new drive trains were able to provide protection and consistent performance.