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Steel Industry Process Flow

We know the steel making process

We work with you to lift heavy and dangerous items throughout your operation, from moving iron ore and recycled steel to pouring hot metal and shaping products in the rolling mill.

Equipment for the metals industry

Konecranes steel ladle cranes

Double-girder Ladle Handling Cranes

These cranes transport ladles of molten metal to the furnace, or molten metal from the furnace to the continuous casting machine, so safety and reliability come first.

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Four-girder Charging Cranes

Our charging cranes are well suited for the flames, radiated heat and brief, intense heat of the charge itself. Especially when load is molten metal, safety and reliability are our top priorities.

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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.

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Coil and Plate Handling Cranes

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.

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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.

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Overhead cranes

Backed up with the latest technology

Industry-leading crane technology that meets light and heavy industrial lifting needs up to 500 tons.

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Agilon

Material handling reformed

Agilon® is a multi-award-winning and patented, automated material handling product and service, that gives you exact information on your materials in real time.

Agilon's advanced modularity optimizes in-house logistics and increases transaction capacity and storage area. Agilon can be installed to your existing premises and expanded according to your need

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Lift Trucks and Reach Stackers

The Konecranes lift truck and reach stackers are versatile tool for transporting steel products. Our lift trucks are available with lifting capacities from 10 to 65 tons and reach stackers from 35 to 80 tons.They can be equipped with useful lifting attachments for moving heavy loads through irregular travel paths and areas where space is limited.

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Expertise for the metals industry

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Automation

Improves productivity and cost efficiency

The automated functions of our cranes can help streamline operations while improving safety, efficiency, ease of use and overall productivity.

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Smart Features

Intelligent lifting

Smart Features such as Sway Control, Slack Rope Prevention and Load Positioning help reduce wear on your cranes and increase operational efficiency.

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Remote Operating Station

Improved safety and functionality

Our Remote Operating Station (ROS) is a multifunctional electronic desk that can show real-time camera views of your crane’s operating environment as well as crane- and process-related information. It allows your crane to be operated from a distant control room away from the crane operating area, and without a direct line of sight to the crane.

Service for the metals industry

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TRUCONNECT Remote Service

Get connected to your crane

Remote monitoring helps you make maintenance decisions based on actual condition which means you can schedule service around your production schedules. Learn more

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Parts

Parts for all makes and models

When it comes to parts and service, it doesn’t matter who made your crane. We offer genuine Konecranes spare parts as well as replacement parts for all other makes and models. Learn more

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Consultation Services

Advanced technology and trained specialists

Consultation Services take a deeper look at your crane to help address questions around runways, crane geometry, crane condition, remaining design life, rope reeving and hook fatigue. Learn more

Customer reference stories

Rautaruukki Corporation, Finland

Increased demands call for new crane

Konecranes works with customer to design new hot metal crane fitted with Sway Control and Target Positioning to increase safety and meet increased production demands.

Alaskan Copper & Brass Co., United States

CXT cranes and service program reduce maintenance cost by 60%

New facility gets new equipment and aging cranes go from weekly repairs to a systematic program of monthly inspections to help make significant reduction in maintenance costs.