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VMS3 SPS Brakes

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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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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13 May 2013

Twiflex on Mine Hoist Brake

Twiflex Limited on Mine Hoist Brakes

Over the past 20-30 years, the main technological development in brakes for mine hoists has been the replacement of less efficient drum brakes with hydraulic disc brakes.

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17 December 2012

Canadian Gold Mine Hoist

Twiflex Brakes Specified for Canadian Gold Mine Hoist

A leading designer and manufacturer of mine hoists recently specified Twiflex VMS3/SPS brakes for use at the new Goldcorp Eleonore gold mine in northern Canada.

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23 March 2012

Canadian Gold Mine Hoist

Twiflex VMS3/SPS Spring-Applied, Hydraulically Released Brakes For Mine Hoists

An industry leading designer and manufacturer of mine hoists has specified Twiflex Ltd. VMS3/SPS brakes for use at a gold mine in northern Canada. The mine is projected to process 7,000 tons throughput per day, producing 600,000 ounces of gold per year over a 15 year lifecycle.

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