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Tongs 40t for handling the sheet coils

Double coil tongs (mechanical) is used for handling two steel sheet coils, whose axis is in upright position and coils are put alongside. Tongs function does not require the presence of slinger in the working area, therefore the service personal is not exposed to the health risk or eventual operational accident.

Tongs 40t for handling the sheet coils

Both sheet coils are gripped by inside walls by means of two opposite swinging tongs jaws. During the following hoist both coils are held by friction forces, acting both between jaws and inside walls and between outside walls being in contact with coils. Tongs lever mechanism causes the gripping force by acting of tongs dead weight and weight of sheet coils themselves.

Sheet coils in tongs

Self-locking operation is enabled by the so called "position locking mechanism" which is the most important part of tongs safety mechanism and secures its basic positions during working cycle : position of opened tongs and position of unlocked lever mechanism when lever mechanism motion is enabled at coil gripping. Clamping and then releasing of coil from jaws is performed automatically in the moment of tongs bearing-on on the upper surface of coil.

Tongs lifting capacity 40000 kg
Coil outside diameter 1320 až 1800 mm
  hole diameter 600 až 850 mm
  annual ring thickness 235 až 450 mm
  weight 40000 kg
  temperature max. 720 °C
Tongs jaw opening max. 980 mm
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