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Steel mills

Temperatures up to 1200°C or lashing blaze from the oven pose high demands on the plant.

Movable melting furnace

The special requirement with this furnace system was the movement of the filled furnace weighing a total of 45 tonnes.

Furnace for the steel industry

This newly developed gas-fired furnace only requires onethirdof the usual time to heat up rollers in the steel industry

Coke oven

This system feeds coal to the compressor of a coke oven.

Crane in metal processing

With this indoor crane application, igus® e-chains® can really show off their strengths.

Crane in casting house

These three cranes are used to transport containers with liquid metal in a casting house.

Discharging station for crude metal/metal scrap

Almost maintenance-free solution in a discharge station for crude metal/metal scrap, thanks to the energy supply system with plastic products from igus®.

Indoor and outdoor cranes

Outdoor cranes must withstand harsh weather conditions. Indoor cranes also work under alternating moisture influences with simultaneous extremely high temperatures.

Automatic Zinc Line

igus® energy chains have successfully replaced the dangling cables previously used to supply the rotary drums in this zinc line.

Roll stand for railway tracks

Up to now, the energy supply to the rollers in this railway track rolling mill has been realised using steel chains.

Storage and Retrieval Units for High-Bay Warehouses

igus® energy chains are used in the storage and retrieval units of the company viastore systems in Stuttgart due to their operational reliability, even more noise reduction and lower material costs.

Storage and retrieval machine

Due to the relatively high dynamic values, a guidelok slimline F was used for the safe guiding of the energy chain in this storage and retrieval machine with a lifting height of 6 meters.

Elevator technology

A steelworks in Iran ordered an elevator. This was to transport both people and materials.

Steel industry

Two electrical light bow ovens are applied in this production of ferroalloys.


Fábrica de acero y hierro de Maanshan: altas temperaturas, cargas pesadas, mucho polvo y velocidades elevadas.

Empresa voestalpine Stahl Donawitz: alto grado de contaminación durante la eliminación de cascarilla de los carriles que se van a laminar.

Planta de aluminio en Eslovaquia. Funcionamiento sin problemas durante 9 años. Recorrido de 62 m, velocidad de 0,3 m/s.


Planta de acero y hierro de Shagang, en China. Altas temperaturas, velocidades elevadas, grandes cantidades de polvo.


Fábrica de acero y hierro de Meishan, Nanjing, en China. Grúa en un entorno con polvo denso y altas velocidades.

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