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Innovation Spotlight

26 October 2017

TLB System

Turning, Locking and Braking (TLB) System From Twiflex Provides Single-Source Convenience

When a large ship is moored for an extended period of time, especially in a flow stream or current, its propulsion shaft needs to be set and locked to prevent undesired rotation. During regular maintenance the shaft needs to be locked in a fixed position, yet also able to be incrementally rotated in both directions to allow complete access by the ship’s engineers.

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17 October 2016

Twiflex Heavy-Duty Caliper Brakes

Heavy-Duty Altra Caliper Brakes Provide Superior Performance on Grinding Mills at Mines Worldwide

In the last five years, grinding units have increased considerably in capacity, resulting in a trend toward fewer comminution machines per grinding line. Today, 40 ft. diameter SAG mills and 30 ft. diameter ball mills, both with motor powers of more than 22 MW, are commonplace as mine operators look for even larger equipment to achieve greater economy of scale.

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15 September 2016

Twiflex VKSD, VSD and VMS Ranges

Twiflex Braking Technologies Provide Reliable Performance on Challenging Mine Winder Applications

As mineral seams close to the surface get depleted, the need to dig deeper, more expansive mines has grown. This trend has significantly increased the demands on mine hoist performance. Mine hoist systems are getting larger with increased material skip capacities and faster hoist speeds (up to 50%) in recent years.

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12 September 2016

Twiflex and Industrial Clutch Products for Draglines

Brake Solutions From Altra Provide Long-Lasting Performance on Draglines Around The World

Current market conditions in the coal mining sector have put increased pressure on mine operators worldwide. Now, more than ever, mines need to operate at very high levels of productivity to achieve even modest profit targets.

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22 February 2016

Svendborg and Twiflex Caliper Brakes Group

Caliper Brake Solutions from Altra Provide Reliable Performance On Wind Turbines Around The World

The wind turbine market has been slowly recovering since the 2008 global financial crisis. While there was significant improvement in 2012 and 2013, global wind power grew by a record 50+ GW in 2014. There are currently six countries that have an installed wind capacity of more than 10,000 MW, with China, the U.S. and Germany leading the world. The U.S. alone produces enough wind energy to power more than 16 million homes.

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