These tongs lift and handle slabs. They can be mechanical or electro-hydraulic.
MECHANICAL SYSTEM: when the tong is on the slab (or on the batch of slabs) the ratchet turn of 90° and the levers open. As soon the tong starts to raise, the slab (or the batch of slabs) is clamped between its inner and outer jaws.
ELECTRO-HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: Tongs often operate supported by an hydraulic system.A cylinder, fed by a minipowerpack, exert a pressure that allow joints opening and closing.
They are usually used in hard workplaces market by burdensome working conditions and hard handling.
They can be thought for all industrials applications in every kind of environment. They are usually used in steel works, roll mill plants and harbour.
Characteristics – Tongs that are already working
Maximum wide: 2600mm – maximum length: 12500mm
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