Braking for Venezuela’s Longest Conveyor
Snaking its way down a 500m high mountain, Venezuela's longest conveyor smoothly carries 1600t of bauxite every hour to stockpiles or rail wagons before transporting it 50 miles north west to the Orinoco River.
Braking for the World’s Deepest and Fastest Man Riding Hoists
Years of reliable operation in deep hoist mining have placed Twiflex as a world leader in the field of mine winder braking technology. This leadership was further reinforced when Twiflex was chosen as the brake manufacturer for two of the world's dee...
Twiflex Brakes for Canadian Eléonore Gold Mine Hoist
A leading designer and manufacturer of mine hoists recently specified Twiflex VMS3/SPS brakes for use at Goldcorp's Eléonore gold mine in northern Canada. The mine is projected to process 7,000t throughput a day, producing 600,000oz of gold a year ov...
Mine Hoist Brakes from Twiflex
When selecting brakes for mine hoists, it is important to consider factors such as the depth of the shaft, the number of levels, stopping profile, drum design and payload in order to calculate the braking torque required for each application.
Twiflex Installs VCS Calipers on Coal Conveyor in Perth
Two Twiflex spring applied hydraulically released VCS type calipers acting on a metre diameter disc are installed on the tail drive of each conveyor. They are used to bring the system to a safe and controlled stop and to act as a holding brake when t...