UpComing Tradeshows

November 01-03, 2019
WINDERGY INDIA 2019
Uttar Pradesh, India

November 21-23, 2019
Pacific Marine Expo 2019
Seattle, WA

November 26-28, 2019
Wind Europe Offshore 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark

Mining & Aggregate

28 May 2019

Global Repair and Support Service for Mining

Global Repair and Support Service for the Mining Industry

Equipment used in the mining industries is subject to extreme mechanical stresses: it has to operate in challenging climatic environments, yet has to work reliably with an operational lifespan frequently measured in decades. In many cases, the easy-to-reach resources have already been extracted, meaning today’s equipment is increasingly sophisticated and having to work even harder to reach what is left.

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16 May 2019

Turning and Locking System

Twiflex Turning/Locking System Provides Reliable Performance on HPGR Mill

Brunel Corporation, a global leader in torque-limiting technologies, needed reliable power transmission components for use in a custom gear Turning and Locking (TL) system for FLSmidth, a leading manufacturer of High Pressure Grinding Rolls (HPGR).

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15 November 2018

Mine Escape Hoist

VKSD Braking System with SOBO® iQ for Mine Escape Hoist

A major mine hoist OEM needed a custom braking solution for an emergency escape hoist positioned in a mine ventilation shaft. In an emergency, when the mine’s large primary hoist is not accessible, the escape hoist can be utilized to transport workers to the surface quickly.

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15 October 2018

Limestone Quarry Dragline

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Limestone Quarry Dragline

The operator of a limestone quarry in Florida needed to replace the braking systems on its massive dragline. After years of almost continual service, the original brakes had reached the end of their useful life. The dragline uses various numbers of brakes for the different drive systems that control the machine’s hoist, drag, swing and walking motions.

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13 June 2018

Twiflex VMS3 Mine Brake

Your Next Big Brake...

Controlling loads in the heaviest engineering applications can require brakes capable of generating torque measured in the millions of newton meters. Tony George, Twiflex product manager, explains how these giant brake systems are engineered.

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