Brake Replacement or Rebuild Service
Old bridge brakes for Vertical, Swing,
Bascule, Counterweight and Draw bridges that have been in
service for many years are often hard to replace. We
are often asked to replace existing “Brand-X” brakes which
are no longer available.
We offer two viable options:
Our bridge brake customized replacement
service can customize new Mondel Brake units designed for
bridge brake service to replace the old Brand-X.
Many old brakes previously made by other manufacturers have
odd, different and even strange mounting patterns and
dimensions. We can build you a replacement Mondel brake to
retro-fit to your existing brake mounting and dimensions.
Below is an example of brakes that Engineered Lifting and
Mondel designed to retro-fit where GE brakes were being
used. These brakes have stainless steel components, limit
switches for open and close, manual hand release, and auto
adjust among other features designed specifically for bridge
We can also supply enclosures and up to date
controls if needed.
Stainless steel weather poof enclosure for a vertical lift
Many bridge brake and other heavy
moveable structures applications operate in harsh
environments with high duty cycles. Engineered Lifting
Systems provides a brake rebuilding service to restore worn
or damaged brakes to new operating condition.
Rebuilding brakes can be time
consuming, and many maintenance staffs are already
overburdened with keeping equipment operating day to day.
Ship your brakes to our facility for evaluation, and our
service department will get you a hard quote on what it
takes to put your brake in new condition!
They come in looking like this (or worse).
Now you can see the pivot points!
Some of the bearings are gone, and other parts bent
When they ship back to our customers, they are ready for
We repair brakes of all sizes and types. This is a 23-inch
The photos above are all thruster
brakes, however we provide the same service for AC and DC
brakes. Don’t scrap your brakes, send them to us to see if
we can rebuild them so you have a spare.
Please contact us