VBS Modular Brakes

15 Januar 2015

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 Februar 2014

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 Juli 2013

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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