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What is a KLAM retarder?


The KLAM retarder technology is based on the Foucault law(Eddy current brake) and is known Braking effect.

Basically it is made up of a Stator with coils(fixed part) and vented rotors(moving part.

 foto2 When an electric current is applied to the stator, a magnetic field that passes thru the rotors is created call Foucault current ( this results in a force that goes in the opposite direction of the rotation).
 foto3 This force slows down the vehicle without any friction or wear, the energy is absorbed and dissipated in the atmosphere as heat by the rotors.