Johnson Electric announced a High torque motor platform for electric parking brake (EPB) systems. This new motor platform delivers the industrys highest braking torque and longest operation cycles within a compact package. The custom EPB motors employ advanced technologies that include patented bearings, magnetic and winding patterns. These innovations can deliver 15% higher torque, 60% more operation cycles and advanced EMC suppression. This new motor platform is designed for caliper, drum and cable type electric parking brakes.
Electric parking brakes are being introduced in most new vehicle platforms, said Jim Dick, Johnson Electrics senior vice president of Strategic Marketing, Driving safety is enhanced by this technology, he added.