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For extreme temperatures in steel mills, cable carriers perform long travels next to an open furnace

Industry: Steel industry

energy chain: Series 4040

Travel: 325 ft

Speed: 7 ft/s

Acceleration: 1.2 ft/s²

Load: Crane: approx. 4 lbs/ft

13-feet-long steel sheets are heated in pit furnaces in this steel mill. Temperatures reach up to 2,192°F and flames leap from the furnace, which makes it an extremely demanding environment for any cable carrier.

Cable carriers in a steel mill

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