Caliper Disc Brakes

There are three different series of MICO® Caliper Disc Brakes available.

  • 515 Series are sliding caliper type with spring apply, hydraulic apply, or mechanical apply models.
  • 520 Series brakes are a fixed caliper type with hydraulic apply and opposed pistons.
  • 530 Series are floating caliper type with either spring apply or hydraulic apply.

Related Product Information

Application Data Sheet - Caliper Disc Brakes (Form Number 80-950-022)

This sheet is used for Caliper Disc Brake applications.

MICO uses application data sheets to collect machine and/or vehicle information specific to an application. They are also helpful for understanding the environment and manner in which the machine/vehicle will be operated. Our Engineering Department uses application data sheet information to select suitable brake components that are designed to meet your application needs.

MICO holds this information in strict confidence. Your machine/vehicle information is strictly for application assistance and will not be sold or shared with anyone outside of MICO, Incorporated.

Caliper Disc Brakes (Form Number 80-500-007)

A two-page promotional sheet. Description and applications for the 515 Series, 520 Series, and the 530 Series Caliper Disc Brakes.

Caliper Disc Brakes Catalog (Form Number 84-515-535)

This 24-page catalog summarizes the MICO Caliper Disc Brake line. Model numbers, specifications, dimensional drawings, and torque charts are part of each section. We have also included conversion factors, useful formulas, and a percent of grade chart.

Technical Article - Selection Procedures for Brakes (Form Number 80-950-102)

Four-page article. Topics include; industrial and mobile selection, heat dissipation, and braking ratio. A discussion on modular brake systems is also spotlighted.

This article was printed in Hydraulics and Pneumatics Magazine.