Issue 11/2013

Content

TRENDS & EQUIPMENT

TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS

NEWS

Siemens acquires Preactor

By acquiring the Preactor Group headquartered in ­Chippenham in the UK, Siemens further expand its international lead in the industry software market....

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KAMAG industrial lift transporters for Baosteel

The long-established Ulm-based company KAMAG Transporttechnik GmbH recently delivered a total of 18 industrial lift transporters to Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd., more commonly-known as Baosteel, in Shanghai/China. In the challenging working conditions in the steelworks of this world, both the thirteen KAMAG 2107 HM2 industrial lift transporters complete with tilting system and top-mounted cab as well as the five KAMAG U2105 HM2 with cabs mounted below for driving under pallets are optimally prepared. The pendulum axles with hydraulic compensation always provide the necessary stability whereby the safety systems trigger an immediate alarm if there is a height difference of more than 60 mm. With a tiltable payload of 100 t and featuring a comparatively low tare weight of just 50 t, the KAMAG 2107 HM2 complete with a top-mounted driver’s cab (Fig.) is one of the most powerful and efficient industrial lift transporters for the transshipment and handling of scrap metal or other bulk material. With 421 engine horse power and driven by reliable CATERPILLAR aggregates which have proved themselves over decades, the Baosteel versions provide an impressive climbing performance of 20 % and a traction force of 37 000...

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FOLLOW-UPS

Motion instead of standstill

The fair concept “Motion instead of standstill” of the two demonstration fairs ‘recycling aktiv’ and TiefbauLive, which were systematically coupled...

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Smart cutting-test facility

W ear and energy consumption are factors that have a significant impact on the costs of the mineral extraction. In the non-explosive extraction...

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FOCUS INDUSTRY

Rockster‘s first R1100 is still in top form

In 2009, Trummer Processing & Machinery Trading Ltd. situated in southern Styria/Austria, bought the very first impact crusher R1100, which is still running well with an optimal performance (Fig. 1). Trummer‘s primary business is the crushing contractor sector on the preparation of asphalt and construction debris. The latest project is a grand order of Asfinag. They will use about 15 % of recycled material for building a new motorway near Graz. 5 years ago Josef and Martin Trummer got in touch with...

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INTERVIEW