This is a second overhead crane, which has been produced by Kharkov Lifting & Transportation Equipment Plant Ltd. (KLTEP) for ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to operate in the steel mill. The metallurgy plant plans to buy the third one in 2017.
The crane features a complex system customized according to the customer’s requirements, taking into account all the preferences. The cost of such a crane exceeds 680 thousand dollars, and, as KLTEP site stresses the more reliable this crane, the more successful the entire enterprise.
The manufacturers took care of crane operators and designed a cabin with a high-tech basalt insulation boards. It allows the operators to be protected from high-temperature impacts. Thus, the employees don’t suffer from uncomfortable temperature conditions and focus exclusively on the working process.
Basalt insulation boards are manufactured of super-thin basalt fiber and a bentonite binder. This material can withstand constant temperatures about 700 °C and short-term temperatures up to 900 °C.