SMARTON® open winch crane

Heavy lifting with precision in assembly and maintenance

Konecranes SMARTON® is a compact open winch crane developed specifically for the accuracy and smooth movements needed in assembly and maintenance. An outstanding achievement of advanced mechanical and electrical engineering, SMARTON has been adopted by many of the world’s leading industrial companies because it offers the right mix of mechanical excellence, lifting intelligence, and service support.

Double girders made of high-quality steel, a walk-through service platform, secure electrical cabinets, and one or more trolleys built on Core of Lifting components combined with a full range of software based intelligence offer all-around exceptional performance. Safe, ergonomic, and powerful — the SMARTON open winch crane can lift anything from 6.3 tons to 250 tons with one trolley and up to 500 tons with two trolleys.

product features

The Konecranes SMARTON open winch crane has the following standard features:

•    Cleverly designed compact trolley

•    Core of Lifting components, including motor, gearbox and controls specially designed for crane application

•    Unique hoisting machinery suspension for improved component lifetime, better alignment and performance

•    Two separate ropes and tilted rope sheaves last longer

•    Tilted rope sheaves for extended rope life

•    Foldable trolley service platform for better trolley approach dimensions

•    Extended speed range (ESR)

•    Load sensors and condition monitoring unit for improved safety

•    Control system built with intelligence for enhanced safety

•    Wide range of control options

•    Special energy-efficient drives that feed braking energy fed back into the power grid

•    All features can be specially tailored to requirements

•    Usage, maintenance and safety data, asset details linked for transparent view of all activities over selected time intervals

technical specs



Lifting capacity

Up to 250 tons (1 trolley)

Up to 500 tons (2 trolleys)


Up to 45 meters

Lifting height

Up to 30 meters

Runway length

No limitation

Hoist speed control

inverter hoisting with Extended Speed Range (ESR)

Crane control options

Radio remote control with tablet, cabin, or remote operating station (ROS)

Girder design

Box girder

Trolley Supply

Flat cables or energy chain


FEM 1Bm to 3m/ ISO M3to M6 /CMAA class B to D



Temperature range

-20°C to +60°C

Integrated safety functions

  • Hoisting safety limit switch
  • Overload protection
  • Hoisting motor thermal protection
  • Rope guides, rope over wrap protections
  • Hoist over speed supervision
  • Hoist brake opening supervision (with SCM)
  • Hoist brake slip supervision (with SCM)
  • Brake Monitoring Unit for hoisting (with SCM)

Integrated Smart Features

  • Extended speed range (ESR)
  • Load Floating for hoisting
  • Shock Load Prevention



Indoor or Outdoor


Konecranes SMARTON open winch cranes offer the following benefits
to operators and facilities.

•    Suitable for everyday use, or as a reliable maintenance crane for critical lifts.

•    Minimal approach dimensions allow low headroom and saves space.

•    Easy to operate with ergonomic controls and intuitive functions

•    Smart Features improve control, safety and cycle times.

•    Regenerative braking reduces energy consumption up to 30%

•    Easy and seamless assembly and maintenance processes

•    Accurate and smooth movement for precision work

•    Remote monitoring and online services for insights, process optimization and maintenance planning

Consult our Crane Advisor for SMARTON®

Crane Advisor is an online tool that offers recommendations based on your specific lifting-application needs. Visit Crane Advisor to see if SMARTON® open winch crane suits your application.


Customer Case - Metsä Fibre, Finland

Metsä Group wanted to automate the delivery process with a tailor-made and fully automatic Konecranes solution for loading the trains. Click here to read more.

We wanted to increase the efficiency of the pulp logistics chain. Two bridge cranes and unique grippers of Konecranes are an essential part of it for loading. Kristian Isaksson, Development Manager from Metsä Fibre

Smart cranes make heavy lifting easier

SMARTON is a reliable, high-quality crane with the durability and flexibility to meet your lifting needs for many years to come. Its smart features make it easy to use, so the operator has full control over the load at all times, from long travel distances to fine precision movements. Our key components, designed and manufactured in-house, are made only for cranes, fully integrated into the core of our crane technology and maintained by our worldwide service network. Global yet local, we have more than 600 locations in nearly 50 countries.