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September 18-21, 2017
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October 10-12, 2017
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Messukeskus, Helsinki

2015

17 December 2015

Ice Breaker

Twiflex TLB-180 Turning, Locking, & Braking System for Ice Breaker Propulsion Shaft

A leading global marine propulsion system OEM required a unique drive shaft turning, locking and braking solution for use on a next-generation ice-breaking vessel. Controlled locally or from the bridge, the equipment fitted to each of the three propeller drives rotates and holds the propulsion shaft during maintenance.

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05 November 2015

60kW Wind Turbine

Twiflex Special VKSD-FL Spring-Applied Brakes for 60kW Wind Turbines

A major European manufacturer of small wind turbines contacted Twiflex for a rotor and yaw braking solution for their new 60 kW horizontal axis turbine. The brakes are primarily used for parking duty, but also provide emergency stop functionality.

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22 October 2015

Amusement Ride

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Amusement Ride

A major amusement park contacted a Canadian ride contractor to ensure the proper operation of its simulator attraction. The project engineers required a low-maintenance, durable braking solution operating with low noise levels that would not interrupt the riders’ experience.

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08 October 2015

Twiflex Heavy Duty Brakes

Getting the Most from Heavy-Duty Brakes

Heavy duty braking system designs are as diverse as the different industries in which they are employed. From marine and mining to metal working and paper processing, systems are required to perform static, dynamic and emergency braking with precise controlled force. Quality is of the upmost importance in these products as the cost of a short service life can often be extremely high for the end-user.

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13 August 2015

Twiflex Limited Layrub Coupling

Advanced Coupling Technology from Twiflex Provides Enhanced Flexibility in Commuter Rail Traction Applications

Rail traction systems have undergone a change from the traditional use of DC motors to the use of more compact AC systems. These motors are lighter, require less maintenance, operate at higher speeds and provide
braking to stopping conditions; however they also carry the penalty of greater torque “ripples” and generate higher shock torques.

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