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VCSD-VR Brake

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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20 June 2016

Wiggins Island Coal Conveyor and VCSD-VR Brakes

Twiflex VCSD-VR Brakes for 5.6 km Overland Coal Conveyor

Twiflex Ltd. has supplied VCSD-VR caliper brakes for a 5.6 km (3.4 mile) long belt conveyor system at the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) in Queensland, Australia. Various grades of coal are delivered via rail and conveyor, piled in a 1.9 million ton capacity stockyard area, and mixed to meet specific customer specifications prior to export.

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