NEWSROOM

21 February 2020

Steel Bar Mill Cranes

Stromag Series SDB/SAB Drum Brakes with Thrusters for Steel Bar Mill Cranes

A leading steel producer needed a robust replacement braking solution for the overhead cranes at its round and round-corner square bar mill in the Southeastern U.S. The mill was experiencing repeated problems with the existing drum brakes and thrusters installed on multiple cranes throughout the mill.

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06 February 2020

Drilling Platform Pedistal Cranes

Stromag Series 51 Limit Switches for Drilling Platform Pedestal Cranes

A leading global crane OEM needed high quality limit switches for use on its line of heavy lift offshore cranes with lifting capacities up to 2000 tons. The specialized cranes are mounted on a kingpost that supports the crane’s rotating upper structure.

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23 January 2020

model shd1 heavy lift offshore cranes

Stromag Model SHD1 Modular Braking Systems for Heavy Lift Offshore Cranes

A leading global heavy lift crane OEM, needed an economical braking system for large mast cranes typically installed on semi-submersible and surface crane vessels. The offshore construction vessels provide heavy lifting capability to support surface and sub-sea asset installation, decommissioning and removal.

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13 January 2020

tugboat pump rapid response delivery

Rapid Response Delivery for Tugboat Pump Periflex® VN Couplings

Replacement coupling elements were required for a tugboat in dry dock for scheduled maintenance in Scotland. Stromag Periflex® VN couplings were originally installed on the vessel to connect the diesel engine output shaft to the gearbox drives for the boat’s hydraulic and firefighting pumps.

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25 November 2019

Straus-Type Bascule Bridge

Stromag Electromagnetic 3CA2-DH Brakes for Straus-Type Bascule Bridge

The Noordkasteel bridge is one of many bridges in Belgium’s busy Antwerp port area. Built in 1980, the bridge is one of a side-by-side pair of Straus-type bascule bridges that carry both rail and vehicular traffic. The 170 meter long bridge has a 56 meter long center bascule section that utilizes a 1,400 ton counterweight.

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