Brakes Get Bigger
Twiflex Limited/Hilliard Corp. (South Beloit, IL) is offering its grinding mill braking systems, which have wrap-around motors that measure 38’ in diameter by 45’ in length. The braking system is designed to provide both static and dynamic braking function, and the system can operate in two modes, stopping from full speed in an emergency or providing inching functions in the event of bearing lubrication or power failures. The Twiflex VMS-DP caliper has an adjustable braking force from 590 to 737 kN and is suitable for disc/flange thicknesses from 117mm to 130mm.
Check out www.altramotion.com  to learn more.