Winding its way…

Parnis Manufacturing has range of winders ideal for the mining industry – one of which is a 23-tonne, 3-metre single drum winder.

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The unit is used as a man winder and service hoist and reach a depth of 2 000m. Manufacturing the winder using material that is safety critical, Parnis Manufacturing’s contribution was to profile and roll, fabricate and weld, inspect, machine and paint – among other specialist services.

Parnis’ quality systems, depth of expertise and range of heavy machinery are among the factors that have ensured its success in this field. Winder manufacture is certainly a complex engineering task, with the final product comprising a drum, two brake carriers and two brake discs as well as a shaft, gear box, couplings, bearings and bearing bases.

For more information, contact +27 (0) 11 613 3801.

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