Stearns Brakes

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Stearns manufactures a comprehensive line of standard and special AC and DC industrial brakes. With over 100 years of design and manufacturing experience, Stearns has built a solid reputation for quality. Over the years we have added many options and modifications to tailor the product to your specific needs, and currently have numerous factory-available, pre-engineered options to choose from.



  • Spring set electrically released brakes for IEC and NEMA frame size motors
  • Brakes for both closed coupled mounting, fan guard mounting and double C-face designs to fit between a motor and gearbox
  • Brakes specifically designed to produce high torque in a compact package for servo motors
  • Commercial duty brakes for small gearmotor applications
  • Specialty Brakes for special and unusual applications
  • Brakes with a variety of enclosure and other options to meet every application need



All Stearns Brake products can be viewed in our comprehensive catalog.

Catalog: Stearns Brakes

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Stearns North America

Rexnord's Stearns customer support team is available to lead the specifications process based on your design parameters, and an analysis of your application. When a unique situation confronts you, we are there to provide the right solutions.

With locations around the world, Rexnord provides experienced application and post-sales support, no matter where you are.

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