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Messukeskus, Helsinki

Application Profile

13 July 2017

Ice Breaker Propulsion Shaft

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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08 June 2017

Bay Bridge Maintenance Travelers

Twiflex MXS Caliper Brakes for Bay Bridge Maintenance Travelers

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is comprised of two equal length sections that carry about 240,000 vehicles per day. After more than 10 years of construction, the new 2,047 ft. long East Span of the bridge opened to traffic in 2013.

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20 June 2016

Wiggins Island Coal Conveyor and VCSD-VR Brakes

Twiflex VCSD-VR Brakes for 5.6 km Overland Coal Conveyor

Twiflex Ltd. has supplied VCSD-VR caliper brakes for a 5.6 km (3.4 mile) long belt conveyor system at the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) in Queensland, Australia. Various grades of coal are delivered via rail and conveyor, piled in a 1.9 million ton capacity stockyard area, and mixed to meet specific customer specifications prior to export.

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31 May 2016

Rail Wagons

Twiflex T40 Hydraulic Brake Caliper for Rail Wagons

One of the prime processes of steel making is the conversion of coal to coke by burning out the sulphur and other impurities which would otherwise contaminate the steel. At the Teeside Works in the UK it takes place over a period of 17 hours in a number of large coke ovens each holding 28 tonnes of coal.

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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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