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Top 10 considerations when specifying igus in your port crane tender

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tech talk Learn more at The-chain ® experts' for specifying igus ® in a port crane tender igus ® energy chain systems are in 1000+ STS cranes, as well as 10,000+ RTG cranes, RMG cranes and other port crane applications. With that, we have had the opportunity to work with major port equipment OEMs, several specification consulting companies and many port facilities. During the past 20 years of servicing the port industry, we have learned that with various communication channels and stakeholders, often times users don't get what they want or what they thought they were getting. Here, we will give you advice on how to avoid this, based on our experiences. While specifying your trolley cable management system and moving away from outdated technologies like festoons, there are ways to make sure your investment performs like the manufacturer said it would. Here is a quick list of points to consider for making your project a success. Top 10 considerations Not all plastic chains are created equal. Call out the name of the manufacturer when appropriate, otherwise the OEM could substitute an inferior system that may look similar but will not provide the same performance. Be as specific as you can with parts and accessory callouts. Consult with your factory team. There are many options available and technology is always evolving. igus ® offers many options that the OEM might not consider when planning your system. Even if a particular product has been on a print for years, it does not always mean it is the best choice. 1 2

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