Individual disc brake solutions for industrial use.

Mechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Spring-Applied Brakes

Brakes are our drive

A brake is the primary safety device in every drive system.

19.02.2016 08:53

Thank you

We wish all of you a happy new year!

11.01.2016 10:06

Brakes and Turning Gear for MARS Tankers of the Royal Navy

The largest order for Rietschoten so far goes to the sea.

27.08.2015 09:59

Type Approval Testing at ThyssenKrupp Elevators Completed

In the future, Rietschoten will supply braking and hydraulic systems also for elevators at smaller buildings.

27.08.2014 16:04

Hoist Brakes for Nuclear Power Plant in Borssele, NL

KTA compliant brake systems of the firm Rietschoten.

09.09.2013 11:14

Extension of the Manufacturing Plant

Deutsche van Rietschoten & Houwens GmbH is expanding.

20.07.2012 15:34

50 Years of Elephant Brakes by Rietschoten

When we brake, our customers move forward: 50 years of success.

18.08.2011 14:03

Experts for Explosion-Proof Applications

Elephant Brakes by Rietschoten also offers the complete range as fully explosion-proof versions, even complying with Directive 2 of the ATEX 94/9/EC product guidelines.


16.06.2008 11:40

Braking systems and hydraulics for elevators in the Freedom Tower, NYC

Elephant Brakes to be part of an historic project.

15.11.2007 09:12

Elephant Brakes Do the Braking in the Shanghai World Financial Center

Elephant Brakes systems and hydraulics at work in high-performance elevators.

18.09.2006 08:57

Industrial Disc Brakes

Mechanische, pneumatische und hydraulische Scheibenbremsen für die Industrie. Federbetätigte Bremsen. Industrielle Bremssysteme und individuelle Lösungen.

Tailor made solutions für industrial brake systems und disc brakes.

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