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M1025 Brake Monitor

OSHA Compliant Motion and Brakewear Monitor System


  • Rugged 3/8" NEMA 13 Resolver included
  • Fail-safe Brake Monitor Output
  • Programmable Brake-wear setting
  • 1 motion & 6 PLS outputa optional

The M1025 Series Brakewear Monitor from Autotech is the most cost effective OSHA compliant stand alone Brakewear monitor system and includes a rugged 3/8” shaft resolver. M1025 measures the press stopping time after it receives brake activation signal. The resolver is used to detect press stoppage. The M1025 system is also expandable to include up to 6 PLS outputs.

Plug-in Program Panel

Normally blank, it is a hot plug-in programming panel to program various motion detector and brake monitor settings. It can be removed after the brake monitor has been programmed

3/8” Shaft Double Bearing Rugged Resolver

M1025 Brake Monitor system comes with a heavy duty, double bearing, 3/8” shaft, NEMA 13, E7R Resolver specifically designed for press applications.

Tach/Production rate Display

Pressing the MODE key to switch to the Tach Display Mode, the number in the display window will indicate Production Rate. If production rate factor is 1 the display is in RPM. If previous default mode was Position, pressing Recall key in the Tach Mode will make tach a new default. If a tachometer reading exceeds 1000, the left window display is used to show the most significant tach digit.

Display Window

Displays Position, RPM, Production Rate ON setpoint and OFF setpoint stopping time, brake danger limit, motion limit.

Brake Danger limit Programming

With M1025 Brake Monitor, the user can view the stopping time of the press, as well as control an output, called Brake Monitor Output. The Brake Monitor Output is a fail safe relay output (normally energized). The user programs the danger limit. The brake monitor output is de-generized if the stopping time is more than programmed danger limit. The output can be reset by contact closure on brake reset input.

Low-Cost OSHA Compliant Motion and Brakewear Monitor System with PLS Option

View Brake Stopping Time

Pressing the MODE key in the Motion Limit Mode will take the user into Stopping Time Viewing Mode. This mode is related to the brake monitor feature of the M1025. The user will be able to see the time in seconds it takes for the shaft to stop from the moment the brake input is applied.

Offset Programming for PLS Function

From the Production Rate Factor Mode or Tach Mode press the MODE Key to switch to Offset Mode. The offset is the value added to the current shaft angle to align the machine zero with the resolver zero. The display shows a current offset value for about 2.5 seconds and then returns to show current position

Motion Limit Programming

From the Brake Danger Limit Mode, press the MODE key to reach Motion Limit Setting Mode. Pressing the INC or DEC Keys will alter the motion limit. The motion output will turn on, if the shaft RPM exceeds the programmed motion limit. If motion limit is programmed as zero, the motion output can be used as a normal PLS output

PLS Set Point Programming

The “On/Off” set-points for each output can be programmed simply by the touch of a key from the front panel. The Autotech patented key sequence in the M1025 is incredibly simple and easy to use.

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