MAKESafe Tools – Power Tool Brake


Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 10 × 12 in

Industrial Machine Safety System

The MAKESafe Power Tool Brake is a plug-and-play safety system for industrial machinery that provides motor braking, emergency stop, and accidental restart protection.

It’s the perfect all-in-one solution for:

  • bench grinders
  • disc sanders
  • band saws
  • drill presses
  • other stationary industrial machines

Odiz Safety & MST Video Demonstration of Product Offerings 

The Power Tool Brake works with many types of controls and all listed options simply plug-in to the base unit.

More Information

Odiz Safety & MST Video Demonstration of Product Offerings 

Product Details:

This one device provides three distinct safety features that help to prevent injuries and avoid OSHA citations. These features are:

  1. Category-1 Emergency Stop Button
  2. Unintentional Restart Prevention
  3. Motor Braking

This product includes everything you need to protect industrial machines like bench grinders, band saws, disc sanders, surface grinders, lathes, and other industrial equipment. If you questions about compatibility, please review the compatibility guide in the specifications section or contact us. If you need an alternate configuration, please check out our custom configuration page or contact us directly.

Your order of a MAKESafe Power Tool Brake includes:

  • The Power Tool Brake
  • Your control of choice (see descriptions below)
  • Product Manual, Adjustment Tool, & Adjustment Hole Plugs


There are multiple ways to control your machinery and each connects easily to the base unit via an industrial M12 twist connector. Your options for control include:


The Power Tool Brake is constructed of durable ABS plastic and maintains a UL94 V-0 rating. With a 5′ (1.5m) power extension and dual mounting flanges, it is designed to be easily mounted in an out-of-the-way location. Basic calibration can be achieved via two access holes in the side of the enclosure and rubber plugs are included to seal these holes once installation is complete.

The MAKESafe 3-Button Control Panel

Measuring just 5” across, this control can be quickly mounted in an easy-to-access location. But don’t let the small size fool you – this compact control panel is manufactured in Ohio from durable UL94V-0 ABS plastic. The start and stop buttons are custom manufactured by OTTO Controls in Illinois and are designed for long-term durability with solid aluminum bezels, a no-slip surface finish, and a strong tactile response. The latching emergency-stop button is Swiss-manufactured by EAO. The entire control panel is water, dust, and oil resistant and rated for millions of on/off cycles.

ODIZ 3-Button

A standard industrial control using standard 30mm buttons and a latching emergency stop.

Control Cable Pigtail

If you have existing controls, interlocks, or simply want to do this part yourself – this control cable will give you the ability to customize how the base unit is controlled.

Foot Switch Control

True hands-free operation with this cast aluminum foot switch. Depress to operate your machine and release to brake.


Installation takes less than five minutes for most customers and includes the following steps:

  1. Plug your machine into the power tool brake.
  2. Cover your existing machine switch and mount the control panel.
  3. Calibrating the braking power.

Detailed instructions are available in the product manual.


UL508: Industrial Control Devices (E114885)
CSA #14-13: Industrial Control Equipment (E114885)



Our products are also offered with multiple configuration options and accessories, including:
Frequency: products can also be configured for 50hz operation. Contact us for 50hz options.
Plugs: products can be fitted at the factory with any plug type you require

Product Support Documents:
Power Tool Brake Manual
Control Options
Control Panel Wiring Options

Product Support Videos:
Bandsaw Video Demonstration 
Bench Grinder Demonstration 


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