Kobelts 5020-M manually applied caliper disc brakes are the ideal brake for providing safe and secure locking of large fans during maintenance operations. They are also well suited for tensioning applications on cable reels and more.

The 5020-M manually applied caliper disc brake in several different mounting configurations. It is also matched well to Kobelt’s 1-1/4″ (32 mm) ventilated discs. With a minimum 12″ (305 mm) diameter there is no theoretical limit on a maximum disc diameter.


The foundation plate to support the brake caliper must be designed to withstand the maximum braking forces generated by the brake caliper. The foundation must also be flat to ISO tolerance grade IT8 and square to the brake disc. A brake pedestal must be designed to allow the mounting bolts to be inserted
from underneath. The rotating element should have bearings sufficient to carry the weight of the disc. It also resist the additional stress when the disc brake is applied. The spigot that centers the brake disc must not be designed in such a way that it impedes the thermal expansion of the disc.

Brake discs are shipped with a light rust inhibitor applied to the surfaces. Remove the rust inhibitor using solvent and a cloth prior to installation.
Any guarding around the brakes must provide enough room to allow full extension of the bake actuators plus full pad wear adjustment.

The piping to the brakes must be adequately sized to ensure rapid response times in all weather conditions. It must be selected to safely withstand the pressures required to operate the brakes.

Features & Options

Manual Release
Wheel Lock for Added Security
Available in Side Mounted Versions