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September 18-21, 2017
Exposibram 2017
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais – Brazil

September 26-28, 2017
Alihankinta 2017
Tampere, Finland

October 10-12, 2017
Mecatec17 2017
Messukeskus, Helsinki

VBS Modular Brakes

09 June 2016

Twiflex New VSD Series

New VSD brakes harness the latest performance developments from Twiflex

The range of modular brake systems from Twiflex Ltd has been further expanded with the launch of the new VSD series, which incorporates several of Twiflex’s newest technological improvements. Designed for use in a variety of industrial braking applications, the VSD series is simple to install, adjust and maintain.

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17 March 2016

Twiflex Brake Range

Twiflex continues brake range expansion for optimised performance across all applications

Specifying a brake which will operate reliably and efficiently, with minimal maintenance intervention, is a challenge that must balance initial expenditure with the through-life costs. The main factors to consider include more than simply the duty (whether the brake is being used for dynamic stopping, static holding or continuous tensioning), but also what sort of environment the brake will be located in.

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15 January 2015

Twiflex Parked Off-Brake

Twiflex Parked-Off Brake increases safety for on-site conveyor maintenance

A heavily laden conveyor can have an enormous amount of potential energy, so has to be treated with the utmost respect if accidents are to be avoided. Steve Powell, Product Manager for Twiflex Ltd., an Altra Industrial Motion company, looks at parked-off conveyor brakes, and how they can improve safety during maintenance.

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10 February 2014

Mining Conveyor

Conveyor Confidential

Twiflex, part of Altra Industrial Motion, has introduced a new disc brake for mining conveyor applications. The VBS modular brake features large pads and IP65 protection, making it ideal for high speed conveyor drives. The brake also benefits from Twiflex’s 'Parked Off' safety feature; the only system of its kind to allow completely safe maintenance and pad removal, the company says.

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31 July 2013

Twiflex VBS Brake

Twiflex launches new conveyor brake with unique safety feature

Twiflex Ltd., part of Altra Industrial Motion, has introduced a new disc brake for mining and conveyor applications. The VBS modular brake features large pads and IP65 protection, making it ideal for high speed conveyor drives in mining and quarrying applications. The brake also benefits from Twiflex’s ‘Parked Off’ safety feature; the only system of its kind to allow completely safe maintenance and pad removal.

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