These tongs lift and handle ingots. They can be mechanical or electro-hydraulic
MECHANICAL SYSTEMà when the tong is on the ingot the ratchet turn of 90° and the levers open. As soon the tong starts to raise, the ingot is clamped between its inner and outer jaw.
ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC SYSTEMà Tongs operate mechanically in opening step. During the closing step a cylinder, fed by a minipowerpack, exert a pressure that allow a soft closing for the joints.
They are usually used in hard workplaces market by burdensome working conditions and hard handling.
They can be thought for all industrials applications in every kind of environment. They are usually used in steel works, roll mill plants and harbour.
Characteristics – Tongs that are already working
Maximum load: 500ton
Maximum diameter: 3000mm
Maximum temperature: 950°
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