The Difference is in the Name

Brake Motors

Brake motors are an electric motor with a brake attached to the motor. When the brake is energized, the brake is not engaged. As soon as power to the motor is off, the brake causes the motor to come to an instant stop. Brake motors have been produced by Allis-Chalmers, Baldor Electric, Delco Electric, General Electric, Lincoln Electric, Louis-Allis, Marathon Electric, Reliance Electric, Reuland Electric, Siemens, Siemens-Allis, SEW Electric, Teco/Westinghouse Toshiba Electric, and Westinghouse Electric.