Equipment for lifting metals
Choosing the right lifting equipment for your steel mill starts with an understanding of your operational requirements today, and how they are likely to change in the future. As your business grows, we work closely with you to meet your growing needs. Whether you are unloading scrap and moving it into your furnace, pouring molten steel into moulds, rolling the hot steel into shape, or putting it in storage – Konecranes makes the right lifting equipment for the task.
Scrap Handling Cranes
These high-duty, high-speed cranes load scrap into buckets for transport to the melt shop. Due to the high dust, noise and vibration levels typical in the scrap yard, we pay special attention to the crane operator’s safety.
Four-girder Charging Cranes
Our charging cranes are well suited for the flames, radiated heat and brief, intense heat of the charge itself. And since the load is molten steel, safety and reliability are our top priorities.
Double-girder Ladle Handling Cranes
These cranes transport ladles of molten iron to the basic oxygen furnace (BOF), or molten steel from the BOF or electric arc furnace to the continuous casting machine, so safety and reliability come first.
Slab and Billet Handling Cranes
These high-speed, heavy-duty production cranes take hot slabs, billets or blooms from the continuous casting machine conveyor and transport them to the storage area or feed them to the rolling mill.
Coil and Plate Handling Cranes
For transporting bars, plates or coils in the rolling area, these high-speed cranes can be equipped with a variety of lifting devices for handling many different material types.
Plate Loading Cranes
These cranes are used in the export harbours of steel mills to load steel plates, billets and coils onto ocean-going vessels. Our plate loading cranes are high-performance cranes that can be equipped with a variety of lifting devices.
SMARTON® is a built up, heavy-duty overhead crane suitable for end product handling and heavy mill machinery maintenance. SMARTON lifts from 6.3 to 250 tons with a single trolley, and up to 500 tons with two trolleys.
The UNITON overhead crane can be built and configured to perform a variety of lifting tasks in your steel plant.
CXT cranes are scalable, from basic standard cranes to advanced machinery that is capable of lifting as much as 80 tons. These cranes are ideal for a variety of auxiliary functions and plant maintenance operations.
CLX Chain Hoist Cranes
CLX chain hoists are flexible and durable, with varying speeds and lifting capacities ranging from 60 to 2,500 kg.
Konecranes jib cranes are very easy to install, use and even relocate in your work environment. With a lifting capacity of up to 2 tons, their application can adapt to your changing needs.
The Konecranes lift truck is a versatile tool for transporting steel products. Our lift trucks are available with lifting capacities from 10 to 65 tons, and they can be equipped with useful lifting attachments for moving heavy loads through irregular travel paths.
With a lifting capacity ranging from 35 to 80 tons, our reach stackers are ideal for moving especially heavy loads around storage areas and in areas where space is limited. We offer a range of attachments to accommodate a variety of special handling needs.