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Hydraulic Power Units

Power Unit

BRELX Brakes are designed as a spring set and hydraulically released. Power Units are configured to operate the brake cylinders by providing hydraulic pressure and flow. They are typically non-constant running braking system, providing low maintenance and low energy use, for the following BRELX and other manufacturers’ applications:

  • Rail Clamps

  • Rail Brakes

  • Wheel Brakes

  • Industrial Brakes


Hydraulic Power Units are available for:

  • Internal mounting (within the brake housing)

  • External mounting (within the proximity of the brake it operates)


Each unit is designed for ease of parts access for inspections and maintenance. The hydraulic power unit offers the following:

  • A robust design ensures reliable performance

  • Full stainless steel enclosure for the complete power unit, including hydraulic tank (External HPU model)

  • Manual override screw type solenoid valves which allows for hydraulic isolation

  • A hand pump for manual release operation


View Internal & External Power Units

View Special Power Units

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Our knowledgeable support team is readily available to assist you with selection of our reliable Storm Brake products and services for new and used applications. We are commited to providing the best start-to-finish assistance for new and existing customers and to advise on product solutions. Our qualified Service Technicians are available for quick service and support.