Brakes & Clutches

Brakes and clutches


Precisely measuring and keeping constant the tension of a moving web is essential to obtain an high quality product and to maximise productivity.



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Brakes on unwinders and clutches on rewinders, adjusting the slitting torque, can keep constant the web tension during all the converting process.


Brakes and clutches, totally designed and manufactured in Italy since 1974, today are the core business of Re Controlli Industriali; thanks to the experience gained by our technician, today we can offer a very high quality product that have allowed us to make thousands of applications on the machines of the most important machine manufacturers in the word.


The continuous improvements of our brakes and clutches, the constant studies made in cooperation with our customers and with the best universities, the constant tests made on the test benches and the research of innovative and eco-friendly material, have allowed us to increase our know-how worldwide so that everyone envies and someone try to copy us. The brakes and clutches family is made up of:


- Pneumatic brakes and clutches COMBIFLEX are the reference point for the corrugated cardboard industry and for the converting sector. We can say that today our brakes, for their quality and reliability, are the most used in the world.


- NEW EXtreme pneumatic brake: Ease of use, maintenance costs reduction, compactness and unmatched performance, are the concept that have inspired the design of the new and innovative EXtreme pneumatic brake.


- Electromagnetic powder brakes and clutches ELEFLEX especially suitable in the printing sector, on flexographic and narrow web machines, but also in food preparation areas, “clean rooms” and all sectors in which hygiene and absence of dust emissions are required.


- Pneumatic calliper brakes especially suited for braking in the industry of the sheet metal, metal wire and cables, where a controlled unwinding with simple but reliable solutions is required, for emergency braking and downtimes.