Kevlar for longlife crane brakes and clutches

25 April 2008

A Kevlar lining for crane clutch plates and brake pads, which is claimed to give three to five times longer life, is now available from Tribco. The Clutchtex and Braketex linings, which can also be fitted on electric motors and hoists, are claimed by the manufacturer to be non-abrasive and to eliminate the dust created by traditional linings.

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