... an important economic advantage"
Scrap processing plant
Feeding a shear and shredder
||8.8 Ustons / 8
||104 ft / 31,7m
||1.56 yd3 grab
/ 1,2m3 grab
||200-hp / 160 kW
During the last phase
of an ambitious expansion program, the Galloo Group has put a second
E-CraneT into service at their
Menen/Halluin scrap yard. The integration of this machine was carefully
considered. At the end of 1999, a unit became available and the
decision was taken to put a second E-Crane into service.
Mr. Rik Debaere, Technical
Director, explained his decision as follows: "Based on the
great experience we have had with our first E-CraneT and the flexibility
it brings to our operation, we had to take advantage of this opportunity.
The reliability and durability of this product are considerably
longer than the more traditional material handling equipment. Also,
because of the fact that a mobile, crawler mounted E-CraneT is driven
by a generator set, we can use shore power when feeding our shear
- an important economic advantage!"
The crane will be
used to feed a new shear. In close cooperation with E-Crane International,
the crane was dismantled, transported and carefully erected. A new
overload system was mounted and a new scrap grab was delivered.
This scrap grab was built according to detailed customer specifications
and successfully commissioned.