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April 22-27, 2017
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May 20-22, 2017
CIPPE 2017
Beijing, China

June 20-23, 2017
Brasil Offshore 2017
Macaé, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Mining & Aggregate

24 January 2017

SME 2017 Tradeshow Booth

Altra Industrial Motion Attends SME 2017

SME’s 2017 Annual Conference & Expo and the Colorado Mining Association’s (CMA) 119th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition will provide the knowledge, insights and information you’ll need to not only survive but thrive in an era of rapid economic and market change.

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14 November 2016

Gold MIne in Nevada

Parking brakes for gold mine hoist offers rapid stopping speeds

Twiflex, a member of the Altra Industrial Motion Group, a leading global supplier of power transmission components, has provided a parking and emergency brake for use on hoists at a gold mine in Elko County, Nevada. The VCSD-VR brakes are installed on a motor pinion, operating on a 1.168 metre diameter disc to produce a total torque of 128 kNm.

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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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23 September 2016

Twiflex Product Group

Twiflex USA Update

Since the beginning of 2015, Twiflex USA has been successful in significantly growing the sales of Twiflex caliper brakes in North America.

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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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