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Type VS – port handling

   

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Type VS – port handling

Applications

In inland harbours, particularly suitable for unloading all types of bulk materials up to 2.000 kg/m3 in narrow ship interiors. Ship-to-ship, ship-to-store/railway wagon/silo handling. For a wide variety of crane installations, also for low load capacities, with inside or outside-running holding ropes, only for transverse suspension.

Technical design

  • low or ZERO maintenance to protect the environment and for improved productivity
  • low or ZERO maintenance to protect the environment and for improved productivity
  • transverse suspension arrangements with 3, 4 and 5-fold reeving; as 2 and 4-cable grabs
  • high grab capacity thanks to weight-optimised design
  • calm grab operating characteristics due to low centre of gravity and good match between cable and sheave diameters
  • recessed jaw pivot points to avoid any problems when operating below the ship’s gang board
  • large scrape surface to grab any remaining load
  • Closing cable design:
    • Cable guides
    • KRÖGER cable guide sheave system of ZERO-maintenance design with friction bearings that is kind to the cable
    • lower cable sheave block mounted free on the crossbeam
  • Cable sheave bearing:
    • Sliding bearing
    • KRÖGER cable sheave system of ZERO-maintenance design
  • Grab jaws:
    • Material: S355J2+N
    • Grab hinge bearings:
    • Steel-bush bearing
    • KRÖGER bearing system of low or ZERO-maintenance design

All Grapples:

Hydraulic grabs
Special grapples for alternative fuels
Lifting equipment