UpComing Tradeshows

June 12-14, 2018
GPS 2018
Calgary, Canada

September 04-07, 2018
SMM 2018
Hamburg, Germany

September 10-14, 2018
Electra Mining Africa 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

VKSD Brakes

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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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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17 November 2016

Uwe Customer Support for Stieber

The Stieber / Twiflex partnership strengthens customer support in Germany

At the end of 2015 it was announced that one of Germany’s best respected power transmission brands would be partnering with UK manufacturer, Twiflex Ltd., to provide the German market with direct access to a wide range of heavy duty braking systems.

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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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28 July 2016

Twiflex Mining Brakes

Stieber Streamlines Heavy Duty Brake Specification with Twiflex Partnership

Backstop, brake and clutch specialist, Stieber GmbH, part of the Altra Industrial Motion group, is now offering the complete range of heavy duty brakes from world leading brand Twiflex. Stieber can also provide local application engineering support and package bespoke mounting equipment and ancillary components to meet customers’ exact specifications.

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