Koepe winder brake

Koepe winder brake

[′kep·ə ¦wīn·dər ‚brāk]
(mining engineering)
A device that works directly on the Koepe shear to slow or stop the hoist; can be applied by the engineman's brake lever or by safety devices.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.