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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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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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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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