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Production gets a lift

12 December 2012

Demag Cranes & Components has installed crane systems at IAE's 105,000m2 production facility in Stoke-on-Trent, where the manufacturer of agricultural feed handling equipment, industrial fencing and equestrian stabling

Demag Cranes & Components has installed crane systems at IAE's 105,000m2 production facility in Stoke-on-Trent, where the manufacturer of agricultural feed handling equipment, industrial fencing and equestrian stabling processes over 20,000t of mild steel per year.

To meet a sustained increase in demand, IAE has recently built a new 5100m2 production bay and a reorganised its steel storage facility.

Demag installed a 5t SWL, 28.8m span overhead travelling crane, equipped with a 5t SWL Demag DR-PRO wire rope hoist in the new building.

The crane system is used for movement of steel between various workstations within the flow line production bay. The radio controlled crane features long travel speeds of 10/40m/min, variable cross travel speeds of 5-30m/min and hoisting speeds of 6/1m/min.
 
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