DRIE-D Mechanical Motion

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Brake bands are an essential component in many industrial applications, providing reliable and efficient braking power for a variety of machines and equipment. These bands consist of a flexible material, typically made from metal or fabric, which is wrapped around a rotating drum or shaft to create friction and slow or stop the motion of the machine.

Brake bands are commonly used in heavy machinery, such as cranes, mining equipment, and industrial conveyors, where precise and powerful braking is required to ensure safe operation. They are also used in the automotive industry, where they play a critical role in the operation of drum brakes, especially in older vehicles.

One of the primary advantages of brake bands is their ability to handle high levels of heat and pressure without losing their effectiveness. This makes them ideal for use in heavy-duty applications, where other braking systems may fail or require frequent maintenance. They also offer a high degree of flexibility and can be customized to suit the specific needs of each application.

At our company, we specialize in the design and manufacture of custom brake bands for a wide range of industries and applications. Our team of experts has years of experience in working with various materials and technologies to create brake bands that are reliable, efficient, and long-lasting.

We offer a range of different brake band materials, including steel, bronze, and fabric, as well as different designs to suit different applications. Our brake bands can be customized to fit any size or shape of drum or shaft, and we can also provide a range of accessories and components to complete your braking system.

Whether you need brake bands for mining equipment, cranes, or automotive applications, our team can provide you with the highest quality products and services to meet your needs. Contact us today to learn more about our brake bands and how we can help you improve the safety and efficiency of your operations.

Certified brake line materials

We are specialize in the production of certified brake lining materials. Our brake linings are made from the highest quality materials and have undergone rigorous testing and certification to ensure their safety and effectiveness.

Our certified brake linings meet all industry standards and regulations. This ensures that our brake linings are safe, reliable, and effective in a wide range of applications.

Whether you need brake bands or certified brake lining materials, our team has the expertise and experience to provide you with the highest quality products and services. We pride ourselves on our commitment to customer satisfaction and will work closely with you to ensure that your braking system meets your specific needs and requirements.

Contact us today to learn more about our certified brake lining materials and how we can help you improve the safety and efficiency of your operations.

Our specialist in Friction Solutions Railway

Mark Erkens
Lead Engineer

If you have any questions regarding friction materials and the use in your project? Feel free to send Mark an email. He will be happy to help you out.

Overhaul of brake bands

In addition to our custom design and manufacturing services for brake bands and certified brake lining materials, we also offer overhaul and repair services for existing brake bands. Our skilled technicians have the expertise and knowledge to perform repairs and maintenance on all types of brake bands, regardless of their size or complexity.

Our workshop is fully equipped with the latest tools and technologies to perform overhauls, repairs, and replacements on your brake bands quickly and efficiently. We understand that downtime can be costly, so we work diligently to ensure that your equipment is back up and running as soon as possible.

Our overhaul services include thorough inspections, cleaning, and replacement of worn or damaged components, ensuring that your brake bands are operating at peak performance. We also offer preventative maintenance services to help extend the life of your brake bands and prevent unexpected downtime.

If you have existing brake bands that require repairs or maintenance, our team can help. Contact us today to learn more about our overhaul and repair services and how we can help you keep your equipment operating safely and efficiently.

Applications Brake Bands

At DRIE-D we like setting new standards for heavy loads or harsh operation, environmental safe and maintenance friendly.

Highly specialized in mechanical motion, we provide a smooth solution for your rough challenge! Our engineers are experienced to design solutions in these fields.


Container handling

Renewable energy


Civil engineering


Maritime equipment