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motor with brake?

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can i brake a dc motor and dont let it to rotate?or i need special motor for braking?
can anyone give me some ideas.plz?


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When the supply voltage disconnected, the motor run and generate voltage. With load You can brake it.


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Depending on how you brake the motor different thing can happen. The motor will always generata a back EMF when voltage is abruptly removed, since the magnetic field in the windings will colapse. This spike can create a lot of trouble if not taken into account.

Diodes are use to solve this problem. Also a small resistance large wattage resistor are used as well. A combination of Resistor and cap is also used.

try searching for snubber circuits.

Good Luck

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