Stieber enables easy access of complete Twiflex product range in Germany

December 5, 2019
GMR-SD Dragline

As reported in 2016, Stieber GmbH, backstops, brakes and clutches specialist and member of the Altra Industrial Motion Group, offers the complete range of industrial brakes from the world leading brand Twiflex. This will continue the success story of Twiflex Ltd. in Germany.

Twiflex GMR-SD Dragline

Application GMR-SD in dragline

Twiflex disc brake caliper are standard in many industrial applications for speed control and emergency stopping and are used in escalators and elevators as well, e.g. in strip processing, rolling mills and paper machines.

Twiflex MX and VCS-FL Escalator

Application MX and VCS-FL in escalator

Stieber has partnered with its sister company Twiflex to provide a range of commonly used brake designs from stock at its facility in Heidelberg, Germany. The company is supplying the brakes as part of a comprehensive offering that includes assistance in the design and selection of brake units, as well as the provision of discs and hubs, mounting brackets and other parts needed in the support of a complete braking system.

The new offering meets the needs of constant optimization of purchasing processes, flexibility and adaptability for customers in German market. Our German customers benefit from a shorter supply chain and better access to local product expertise. While Stieber’s close relationship with Twiflex means it can support even the most complex and unusual braking applications with custom-built options direct from the manufacturer.

Twiflex Product Range

Complete Twiflex product range, e.g. shown caliper above MU-S2, MR-K and VKSD as well as Complete Braking Packages are available in Germany direct from manufacturer.

For more than 70 years, Twiflex products have been used in some of the most demanding power transmission applications in the world. As well as enjoying a global reputation for quality, Twiflex has incorporated a number of innovations into its designs to increase reliability and simplify assembly and maintenance. Included in the modular brake range, the “parked off” feature, for example, permits simple installation, setting, and adjustment of a unit with no stored spring force and no hydraulic pressure present are examples practical attitude solutions of Twiflex application engineers.

Just as we’re able to support customers of any brand within Germany; Stieber and Twiflex customers are able to gain from local support no matter where they are in the world. We’re setting a global standard in service and support which means that, no matter where a customer’s application is, or which brand he approaches, the level of customer support will always be the same.