In the ship to shore crane industry, threat of system failure is a constant. With expensive downtime, dangerous maintenance, and 24/7 operation, more and more crane manufacturers and maintenance teams are making the switch to reliable, high strength energy chain systems®. Check out how the team at the Port of Virginia increased their system reliability and overall production with the help of the igus® engineering team and energy chain systems®.
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energy chains® at the Port of Virginia
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Connect different vessel types Special energy chain® guides & protects cables Lengths of up to 328 feet Easy and safe handling Longer service life at lower cost
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Project highlight: Cables and Cable Carriers on the Memorial Bridge, Portsmouth, NH