Smart Shipyard Crane: Reliable even in typhoon storms

Shanghai: Energy supply systems for shipyard cranes successfully in use since years


  • What was needed: Roller energy chains in igus steel guide troughs, "chainflex" cables, Push/Pull Detection System (PPDS)
  • Requirements: High corrosion resistance due to aggressive environmental conditions (rain, wind, salt water)
  • Industry: Ship building
  • Success for the customer: On-site consultation, installation and acceptance of the energy chain systems, regular testing
energy chain



Since its delivery, the igus energy supply system has been running smoothly and required only minimal maintenance. We have saved enormously on labor and materials as a result.

Zhang Quan

Head of the SWS Development Department

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energy chain

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