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September 26-28, 2017
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Tampere, Finland

VKSD Brakes

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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05 November 2015

60kW Wind Turbine

Twiflex Special VKSD-FL Spring-Applied Brakes for 60kW Wind Turbines

A major European manufacturer of small wind turbines contacted Twiflex for a rotor and yaw braking solution for their new 60 kW horizontal axis turbine. The brakes are primarily used for parking duty, but also provide emergency stop functionality.

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08 October 2015

Twiflex Heavy Duty Brakes

Getting the Most from Heavy-Duty Brakes

Heavy duty braking system designs are as diverse as the different industries in which they are employed. From marine and mining to metal working and paper processing, systems are required to perform static, dynamic and emergency braking with precise controlled force. Quality is of the upmost importance in these products as the cost of a short service life can often be extremely high for the end-user.

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29 January 2015

Copper Gold Mine SAG and Ball Mills

Twiflex VKSD-FL & VMS-DP Brakes for Copper/Gold Mine SAG and Ball Mills

Twiflex Ltd./Hilliard Corp. (USA) has supplied multiple braking systems to Metso Minerals Industries, Inc. for their Mount Milligan mine, located in North Central British Columbia, Canada. The open pit mining operation will provide mill feed at a nominal rate of 60,000 t/d (21.9 Mt/a). Annual mine production will average 81 m lb/year copper and 194,000 oz/year gold in concentrates.

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