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VKSD-FL Disc Brake Caliper

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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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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30 March 2015

Vessel Mooring Winches and VKSD-FL Brakes

Twiflex VKSD-FL Spring-Applied Brakes for Vessel Mooring Winches

Twiflex Ltd., along with their partner Intertech b.v., recently supplied brakes to a major offshore winch manufacturer based in the Netherlands for use on ship-to-ship mooring winches. The brakes are used on the winches to limit tension in the towing cable and are required to slip briefly if the peak loading condition is exceeded.

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