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Hydraulic brake packages

January 10, 2018 | By MRO Magazine

Twiflex VKSD Caliper with Svendborg LCS HPU

Twiflex VKSD Caliper with Svendborg LCS HPU

Twiflex, a leader in advanced industrial braking technologies, now offers a variety of standard and custom hydraulic brake packages to meet the static holding and dynamic (emergency) stopping duty requirements of many types of applications including elevators, ship loading gantry cranes, escalators, metal mill ladle cover hoists, amusement rides, conveyors, cold steel mills, ski lifts, and more.

Twiflex brake packages combine world-class Twiflex spring applied, hydraulically released caliper brakes with a state-of-the-art LCS hydraulic power unit mounted on a custom fabricated base/pedestal. These compact units feature a small footprint allowing them to fit into applications with limited space available.

Complete, ready-to-install brake assemblies from Twiflex provide time-saving convenience to OEMs while ensuring component compatibility and optimized performance.

Twiflex standard brake packages are available with three different spring applied, hydraulically released brake models with braking force ratings ranging from 6.8 kN to 119 kN. These compact configurations are designed to meet the most common range of application requirements. All three packages are shipped complete with a hand pump, terminal box, and pressure gauge.


Twiflex engineers can also configure custom brake package solutions to meet individual OEM specifications. A range of Twiflex spring applied, hydraulically released brake models can be incorporated into the design to achieve specific braking requirements.

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