Electric wheel brake for cranes under heavy duty

Pintsch Bubenzer has launched a new, environmentally friendly electric wheel brake – the BRBe – for electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes at ports and steel mills, and other heavy duty applications. The BRBe is currently available for cranes with wheels from 500mm (19.68in) to 1000mm (39.37in) diameter and wheel flange widths from 160mm (6.29in) to […]

04/08/2020 - 11:57 am

Passing the Test

Testing must become second nature in a manufacturing or industrial environment, says Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA.   Google (yes, it is a verb now) ‘test’ or ‘testing’ and many COVID-19 references will appear in the search results. These words are commonplace in the medical world; we hear of doctors testing for a […]

14/07/2020 - 15:53 pm

New testing centre for Pintsch Bubenzer brakes

Brake products supplied by Pintsch Bubenzer USA will be tested by two new dynamometer test stands at the manufacturer’s research and development centre in Betzdorf, Germany. Pintsch Bubenzer makes high performance disc and drum brakes for cranes and other severe duty applications, as well as complementary products, such as emergency and storm brakes. One test […]

06/07/2020 - 19:07 pm

Shoeing an Eight-Legged Horse

The bigger machines get, the more important their components become, and manufacturers have got to keep up. Here’s how, according to Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA. The lifting industry is obsessed with capacity and scale. I get it because I am too. It’s truly incredible to consider that a big all-terrain crane now […]

22/10/2019 - 13:07 pm

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