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Motorized Rotating Horizontal Axis Grabs For Mining Equipment

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Bushman Equipment, Inc recently delivered two motorized rotating horizontal axis grabs to a leading manufacturer of mining equipment. The lifting devices attach to overhead traveling cranes, allowing them to lift and rotate forgings and partially machined gears and pinion shafts.

A 15,000 lb capacity unit (shown on the left) handles ring gears from 3 to 10 feet in diameter and up to 23” thick.  Multiple sets of lifting pads were provided to match the workpiece being lifted.

A 10,000 lb capacity unit (shown on the right) can rotate pinion shafts 10” to 36” in diameter, up to 90” long.

The lifters are designed to operate on 460/3/60 power supply.

About Bushman

Bushman Equipment Inc. designs, manufactures and services material handling solutions in 3 product segments:

  1. Below-the-Hook lifting attachments including C-Hooks, coil grabs, spreader beams, sheet & plate lifters, lifting tongs, rotating axis grabs
  2. Floor-Operated equipment includes upenders, inverters, lift tables, transfer cars and more.
  3. ReNEW inspection, repair and upgrade of all brands of material handling solutions.
Founded in 1950, Bushman is located in Menomonee Falls, WI, just outside Milwaukee. We are 100% employee owned.