The new igus P41.80RI roller chain with integrated iglidur plain bearings has been doing its job on the gigantic ship unloader cranes from EMO B.V. in Rotterdam since the end of 2015. EMO B.V. is one of the largest bulk terminals in Western Europe. With a trolley travel of over 100 m, a travel speed of up to 4 m/sec and an additional load of over 50 kg/m, it is one of the most demanding energy chain applications in the port crane sector.
If you enter “heavy duty” into a search machine, you will find lots of explanations of the term. But an exact definition is difficult to find. Of course, this is primarily because it is an English term. Explanations can be found in the descriptions of equipment and machines. “Heavy duty” means “able to withstand unusual […]