Brakes are friction devices for bringing a conveyor belt to a controlled stop. While brakes are used to bring a conveyor to rest in the event of power failure or mechanical drive failure, they also are used to control the coasting distance of a conveyor as it is being decelerated, to limit the amount of material that will discharge. A list of different brake systems used in the bulk material handling conveyor system.

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Shiftbulk aims to improve the speed of design, detailing and purchasing of a conveyor system. It aims at reducing the complexity of sourcing equipment, specifying designs, generation and management of equipment lists and generally reducing the complexity of OEM product selection. Beta 0.9.01

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