4 Port cranes on a receiving dock required that wind energy and end of travel moment requiring tensioned sway cables for safety. The requirement was for a hydraulic damper to minimize sway in the cable pulley system since a competitor's product was failing prematurely.
ITT Custom Solution:
- 4 custom Enidine DA 75 Series rate controls mounted on each crane
- 16 Units Total
- Drop-in replacement accuracy of mounting
- Estimated 1,000,000 cycle life and supports 24/7 operation of cranes.
- Successfully replaced the failing dampers with more reliable Enidine rate controls.
- Incident rate for sway dramatically reduced over 12 months post change.
- Speed of loading/unloading improved.
Direct Acting Rate Controls