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April 25-30, 2020
ISRI 2020 - CANCELLED
Las Vegas, NV

May 04-07, 2020
OTC 2020 - CANCELLED
Houston, TX

September 28-30, 2020
MINExpo 2020 - POSTPONED to 2021
Las Vegas, NV

VKSD Brakes

23 October 2020

Soft Braking Mine Hoists

Soft braking makes mine hoists strong

Access shafts and hoisting systems are essential components for mining activities. To optimise transport, stopping and parking operations, these elevator machineries need high-quality redundant controls for speed, acceleration and deceleration.

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05 December 2019

GMR-SD Dragline

Stieber enables easy access of complete Twiflex product range in Germany

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.

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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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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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