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2009

09 May 2014

Offshore Platform Cable Reels

Wichita Clutch AquaMaKKs Water Cooled Brakes for Oil Platform Mooring Winches

Wichita Clutch shipped its first AquaMaKKs brakes with composite water jackets in late 2008 and early 2009 to provide heavy-duty tension control on new mooring winches being installed on retrofitted offshore oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

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09 December 2009

Largest Ball Mills

Twiflex VMSDP Spring-Applied, Hydraulically Released Safety Brakes for World's Largest Ball Mills

Twiflex VMSDP modular brakes are providing up to 35 MNm of total braking torque on two 8-meter ball mills on South Africa’s largest platinum concentrator at Angelo Platinum’s Mogalakwena (previously PPRust) mine near Mokopane.

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03 December 2009

Underwater Mining Dredge

TB Woods Form Flex Disc Couplings for Underwater Mining Dredge

Six TB Wood’s Form-Flex disc couplings serve as the drive shaft of an underwater sand mining dredge designed to operate in a harsh environment with low maintenance for 40 years.

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03 December 2009

Sub Sea Oil Exploration Rigs

Wichita Kopper Kooled Brakes for Mooring of Sub-Sea Oil Exploration Rigs

Wichita Clutch Kopper Kooled Brakes are used on semi-submersible oil rigs for both dynamic tensioning and static holding of mooring cables that keep the exploration rigs in position during drilling.

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02 December 2009

Largest Ball Mills

Braking the Worlds Largest Ball Mills

Twiflex modular brakes are providing up to 35 MNm of total braking torque on two 8 meter ball mills, which are part of South Africa’s and probably the world’s biggest platinum concentrator, at Anglo Platinum’s Mogalakwena (previously PPRust) mine near Mokopane. The new concentrator expands milling capacity by 600,000 tons per month, producing an additional 230,000 ounces of platinum per annum and bringing total platinum production at the mine to 430,000 ounces per year.

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