Cranes and Hoists

Our compact drive solutions deliver the power and performance to safely and quickly transport materials in industrial, building and logistical environments, across all sorts of crane and hoist applications.

Cranes and Hoists

Drives that deliver the highest performance without compromising on safety in all environments

Whether in factories, building sites, warehouses, marine applications or ports, Control Techniques drive solutions provide the accuracy, power and flexibility to match your crane and hoist application requirements. From small, delicate loads up to several hundred tons of molten steel, cargo containers or other materials, we have the drives that ensure trusted, speedy and reliable crane operation in new or retrofit installations. Also, these kind of applications exploit our drives' regenerative capabilities to reduce energy consumption and the associated costs.

Key benefits:
  • Fast and safe transportation of materials by optimizing the loading /unloading and storage cycles.
  • We can provide dedicated application features such as antisway and constant power hoisting
  • Productivity guaranteed through our reliable and high performance drive solutions, backed by our global engineering support network
  • Energy saving solutions through the use of drive regeneration capabilities 
Typical applications include:
  • Overhead cranes
  • Process cranes
  • Port cranes (e.g. Ship-To-Shore (STS), Mobile Harbour Cranes (MHC), Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) Unloaders)
  • Grab cranes
  • Marine cranes
  • Mobile cranes
  • Tower cranes
  • Construction hoists
  • Warehouse automated storage and retrieval cranes

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