Brushless motors series BG and brush-type DC motors series GR/G can be fitted with brakes. As standard, power-off brakes are employed, i.e. the brake operates when no voltage is applied and releases when current flows. Power-on brakes are available on request. With this design, braking takes place when voltage is applied and current flows. IP 54 or higher covers are available for all brakes. Combinations of incremental encoders and brakes are possible. Depending on the motor-brake combination, classes of protection up to IP 65 are possible. In order to protect the DC contacts in your control system against arcing, we recommend the use of a freewheeling diode.