Bigger, better, faster, stronger!

Twiflex are pleased to announce the arrival of VMS3-SP, an improvement on the already excellent, VMS2-SP. The new brake is (as before) a spring applied, hydraulic released safety brake aimed specifically at the Mine Hoist market.

Dynamic Rating:

230kN braking force achieved with 3mm air gap with Infinite fatigue life.

Static Rating:

300kN braking achieved with 1mm air gap.

Special features:

  • Additional springs in specially lengthened housing
  • Improved drainage system
  • New and improved sealing
  • “Totally sealed” design to give excellent, corrosion and dust protection
  • Electronic monitoring units
  • Tamper proof pad/air-gap adjustment
  • External pad retraction
  • “Park Off” service and maintenance facility
  • Hard Chrome plated main piston
  • Low pad pressure
  • Small piston size for quicker reaction times
  • Retraction pressure of between 120 – 160bar depending on rating

An order for 16(+1) calipers was recently received from South Africa for a Gold Mine application.