TC/American’s Spanmaster® Self-Supporting Crane
When the Fasson Roll Division, an Avery Dennison Company, was planning to add a second roll slitting line, and additional self-supporting crane system was needed. Their existing system, utilized I-beam runways and bridge. Operator fatigue inspired the customer to seek a better solution. The solution a 4000 pound capacity system facilitates lifting individual rolls of a maximum of 2000 pounds from the slitting machine onto a shipping pallet. The articulating trolleys with flat tread wheels running on a TC/American hardened track having a flat operating flange. The combination of these two features provides less rolling friction to overcome, thus easier operation and less operator fatigue.
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