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Mine Shaft Winder


The mine winder has spring applied hydraulic release fail-safe brakes on it to hold the winder in position. The existing brake control power unit was not compliant with the latest relevant mine design guidelines. They require a new unit to replace the existing that is compliant with the guidelines. They also require the supplier to supply a turnkey solution, including; power unit manufacture, contract electrical for Control system coding and equipment supply PLC and additional electrical hardware, installation of the power unit, tube and pipework, wiring of power unit, commissioning and all documentation for submission to mines department for approval.


A new power unit, designed to meet and exceed the mine design guidelines.

Key Features

  • 6 x 4-20ma linear displacement transducers, one on each valve for monitoring the operation.
  • Offline filtration and cooling for constant filtration.
  • Fortress lock system for ensuring when manually operating the brake only 1 caliper can be lifted at one time.
  • Dual motors for redundancy.