Kevlar for long life brakes and clutches

24 April 2008

A Kevlar lining for crane clutch plates and brake pads, which were designed 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 benon-abrasive and to eliminate the dust created by traditional linings.

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