VETTER Krantechnik

Safe handling of precast concrete components

The load turning devices Rotomax of Vetter Krantechnik GmbH have substantially improved handling in the production process of precast concrete components of the Dutch company Beton Son B.V. In the past, two hoists were needed to lift and turn the precast concrete components having a weight of up to 35 t and being manufactured for highway construction. It was not unusual that this quite dangerous maneuver was reason for damages at the expensive slabs. However, Beton Son then encountered Vetter and together with the engineers of the company based in the Siegerland region of Germany they...

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