Konecranes’ Side Pulling Prevention Kit is designed to increase both the safety and lifetime of crane components.
Innovations that are shaping the world of material handling.
The Core of Lifting is the heart of Konecranes’ thinking when it comes to components and their compatibility. In contrast to other crane providers who buy generic components – such as motors, gears, controls – and combine them, Konecranes has greater control over the performance of the final product in its totality.
Imagine grabbing a lifting hook and guiding it into position by simply pulling it, with the crane and trolley following smoothly after you. Konecranes Rope Angle Features provide crane operators with handy solutions for everyday lifting challenges, from snags to load swing.
Building on its growing experience in the 3D printing of metals, Konecranes’ R&D department continues to conduct research and spread knowledge on the technology within the company. The relatively new manufacturing method offers interesting possibilities in customized parts and next-generation products.
Konecranes new VFD Capacitor Reforming service helps keep your variable frequency drives (VFD) ready when they are needed, without having to remove them from your facility.
Konecranes’ new Static Weighing System was launched in response to recent amendments to global regulations that aim to increase the safety of ships at sea. With this new weighing system, customers can verify the gross mass of their containers fast and accurately prior to loading cargo on ships.
Konecranes considers safety as the most important factor in their work and devotes significant effort to preventing fatigue failure at a product’s design stage. The company’s Steel Structure Analysis can provide a detailed view of a crane’s condition and help identify defects.
ISO 12482:2014 – an international standard created to make certain that design constraints of the intended use of a crane are clearly identified – was revised with the help of a Konecranes engineer.
A RopeQ inspection lets you know when a wire is at the end of its tether, even when there are no visible signs of fatigue.
New rotation inertia control feature helps to stabilize and control lifting with various loads and lifting heights.
As the number of containers carried by container ships continues to rise, ship-to-shore (STS) cranes need a radical change to keep up with port calls averaging 10,000 TEU and beyond in size.
Although machine learning is being employed in other cases at Konecranes, its application to the Agilon is one of the first where it has been taken into practical use.
The digital twin is a burning topic within manufacturing industries. While it is often included in lists of today’s most strategic technologies, it has yet to be widely adopted in practice.