UpComing Tradeshows

April 24-28, 2017
Hannover Messe 2017
Hannover, Germany

April 25-27, 2017
Windergy India 2017
New Delhi, India

April 25-27, 2017
AFS Metalcasting Congress 2017
Milwaukee, WI

GMR Series Brakes

12 September 2016

Twiflex and Industrial Clutch Products for Draglines

Brake Solutions From Altra Provide Long-Lasting Performance on Draglines Around The World

Current market conditions in the coal mining sector have put increased pressure on mine operators worldwide. Now, more than ever, mines need to operate at very high levels of productivity to achieve even modest profit targets.

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21 January 2016

Dragline Motor Braking Systems

Dragline Motor Braking Systems

Twiflex offers the largest range of industrial disc brake calipers in the world. Spring applied units may be retracted pneumatically, hydraulically or electrically (depending on caliper design) while most direct acting brakes have some form of positive retraction device. A key market for the company is mining, including brakes for large dragline motors.

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22 October 2015

Amusement Ride

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Amusement Ride

A major amusement park contacted a Canadian ride contractor to ensure the proper operation of its simulator attraction. The project engineers required a low-maintenance, durable braking solution operating with low noise levels that would not interrupt the riders’ experience.

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25 June 2015

Coal Field Dragline

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Coal Field Dragline

Twiflex recently provided GMR-SD caliper brakes for use on a new medium-duty 4,500 ton dragline at a mine in India. The brakes stop the dragline’s load from moving as quickly as possible and bring it to rest in a controlled manner to avoid shocking the drivetrain and machine frame.

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08 June 2015

Bowen Basin Dragline

Twiflex GMR-SD Caliper Brakes for Bowen Basin Dragline

A major Australian coal mine operator needed to replace the brakes on the dragline at their mine in the Bowen Basin. In constant operation since 2011, the dragline’s original braking systems had reached their useful service life.

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