Dynamic Braking

Special purpose and custom-built DC braking resistors

Dynamic braking for elevators

Cressall dynamic braking resistors are an essential component in elevator operations around the world. We are able to design and produce the custom resistors that exactly match your specifications efficiently and economically.



Cressall’s engineers and designers are used to the unusual. If you have a problem in finding the particular DC brake resistors you need for an AC drive or a DC motor contact us immediately and we’ll be happy to help.

DBR custom designed for offshore use

A forced air-cooled 10-section DC brake resistor for offshore use, all-stainless steel grade 316 enclosure, sheathed elements, 480kW continuously rated.

Special purpose and custom-built brake resistors

A Cressall dynamic braking resistor for a hoist application undergoing final testing before installation.