Re: In mast furler - Brake - Amel 54 + top cap
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We went through the same exercise 3 years ago. Only managed to remove the bottom cap, using a similar method. Couldn’t do the top cap no matter how hard we tried.
Some permanent magnets had come loose and had to be reglued. The break was functional but upon testing after everything was put back together, still misbehaved and felt like it was still applying some level of break while the motor ran. The break itself is an electromagnetic clutch and can be somewhat adjusted for friction, but we never found the amount suitable for the motor to be 100% happy.
We eventually got a replacement unit from Amel when we reached martinique.
Hope that helps,
On Fri, 27 Nov 2020 at 01:46, Stefan Schaufert <mail@...> wrote: