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VMS3-VR Brakes

09 November 2017

Copper Mine Hoists

Brakes for holding and parking of copper mine hoists feature precision control

Twiflex, part of Altra Industrial Motion, a leading global supplier of power transmission components, provided parking brakes for use on mine hoists at the Nkana site of Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia. Nkana is one of the largest copper and cobalt mines in Africa, with four underground mines, as well as an open pit.

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19 February 2015

Copper Mine BMR Double-Drum Winder

Twiflex VMS3-VR Brakes for Copper Mine BMR Double-Drum Winder

Based on many past successful collaborations, FLSmidth, a leading global mine hoist OEM, chose to work with Twiflex and their distribution partner, Tritec Sintered Products, to develop a new brake solution for use on a hoist at the Mopani Copper Mines’ Nkana site in Zambia. The copper and cobalt mine is one of the largest in Africa with four underground mines as well as an open pit.

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