A grab crane is a lifting equipment based on an overhead crane (single-girder or double-girder), equipped with a grab (device that grabs loads). The grab is made in the form of a bucket equipped with swivel jaws, through which the load is grabbed or scooped up bulk materials, fuel, scrap and shavings, big fraction of stone and fibrous materials, as well as long-measuring wood.
According to the mode of operation, grabs can be rope-type (connected by ropes with drive winches) and drive (motor) – types, in which the scoop-release mechanism is located on the grab itself. In accordance with the design features, thare can be two-jaw and multi-jaw grabs.
The company had started serial production of the grab crane since 1993. Great successes have been achieved in this area. The high quality of equipment delivered in a short time is appreciated in Ukraine, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and the countries of the European Union.
Application of special overhead grab cranes
The grab crane is commonly used in ports, warehouses, energy enterprises, production shops, construction sites, railway stations for reloading and transportation of timber, lump and bulk cargo.