MINE WINDERS - OVERVIEW

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To answer the demand of increased safety and performance on ageing South African machines HNB Drive Systems can design, supply, manufacture, install and commission complete winders or upgrades on existing machines.

We have a track record on power ratings from 15kW to 12MW.

HNB Drive Systems’ team of certified professionals in engineering and safety systems design fit for purpose and economical solution to all winder problems.

PROPRIETARY MINE WINDER SYSTEMS

- Hoist Guardian - This realises the safety circuit in a SIL3 safety PLC and incorporates overspeed protection. This effectively replaces the traditional Lilly Controller as well as safety circuit.

- Brake Guardian - HNB Drive Systems can replace ESCORT controllers with a PLC based system realised in SIL3 PLCs. The additional benefits are:

⚬ Digital setpoints that do not drift

⚬ Superior diagnostics

⚬ Compliance with current safety standards

⚬ Logging and history trending

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BREAKDOWN SUPPORT SERVICE

HNB Drive Systems has the capability of on-site support for various types of winders. In addition, our machines are connected to support personnel via an internet link, which enables us to effect remote support from a the office. This reduces the downtime considerably.