GENERAL ENGINEERING

General Engineering

Section 9

​​9​GENERAL ENGINEERING

Morris

Africa's Lifting Legend

For over sixty years, Morris Material Handling SA (PTY) LTD has been committed to providingStandard and Engineered material handling solutions across a variety of industriesthroughout South Africa and into sub-Saharan Africa, including Steel Making,Aluminum and Copper Smelting, Water Treatment Plants,Container Cranes, Mining and Engineering Industries. Specialising in the following:Wire Rope Hoists with capacities up to […]

Overhead crane supporting gantry structures

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​Morris Material Handling SA (Pty) LtdTechnical Department+27 (11) 748 1000Morris Head OfficeToll Free: 0800 015 659 ​OVERHEAD CRANE SUPPORTING GANTRY STRUCTURES – DESIGN ASPECTS AND INTERFACE BETWEEN THE OVERHEAD CRANE SUPPLIER \ GANTRY DESIGN ENGINEER \ GANTRY CONTRACTOR.​1.0 Introduction​​This article provides a description of relevant aspects to be addressed during the interface between the overhead […]

Overhead crane supporting gantry structures

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​Morris Material Handling SA (Pty) LtdTechnical Department+27 (11) 748 1000Morris Head OfficeToll Free: 0800 015 659 ​The allowable Wheel Load Pall is:Pall = B · C1 · C2 · PL · D​The variable B is the useful width of the bearing surface to be taken into account when considering the contact pressure between the wheel […]

Overhead crane supporting gantry structures

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​Morris Material Handling SA (Pty) LtdTechnical Department+27 (11) 748 1000Morris Head OfficeToll Free: 0800 015 659 F’ = F / 2 ​The gap F’ is theoretical, in practice the gap depends on the long travel rail Installation tolerance. The gap is in practice equal to: F’ = F / 2 ± ∆S​where ∆S is lateral […]

SASSDA

Make sure it's Stainless.

​BE ALL YOU CAN BE. CHANGETHE COURSE OF YOUR FUTURE.​The Southern Africa Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) is committed to the development of the industry and its people. There are six interactive courses offered by the association which target new entrants to the industry as well as warehouse, workshop and sales staff, tradesmen, engineers, specifiers […]

Stainless Steel

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South African Stainless Steel Development AssociationPO Box 4479Rivonia2128Tel: +27 11 883 [email protected] STAINLESS STEEL​Stainless steels have traditionally been specified in applications where the primary requirement is for corrosion resistance. However, since their invention over 100 years ago, stainless steels have also been recognised for other attributes such as durability, versatility, quality, sustainability, hygiene and aesthetic […]

Stainless steel

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South African Stainless Steel Development AssociationPO Box 4479Rivonia2128Tel: +27 11 883 [email protected] ​The ferritic stainless steels have an attractive combination of properties, in terms of strength and ductility, but they have poor toughness in thicker gauges (>2.5mm) and have poor toughness when welded. Their applications are thus limited to thin gauge applications, but they are […]

Stainless steel

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South African Stainless Steel Development AssociationPO Box 4479Rivonia2128Tel: +27 11 883 [email protected] ​Figure 3: A Water Mixing Tank: Stainless Steel Compared to a Fibreglass Lined Mild Steel Tank​The consequences of using the cheapest materials should therefore be quantified before the final material selection, as it inescapably commits the company/client to a total financial package. Generally […]

Stainless steel

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South African Stainless Steel Development AssociationPO Box 4479Rivonia2128Tel: +27 11 883 [email protected] AISI/Common UNS Type %C1 %Mn1 %P1 %S1 %Si1 %Cr %Ni1 %Mo1 %N1 %Cu1 Other Elements1 Austenitic Grades 904L N08904 0.020 2.00 0.045 0.035 1.00 19.0-23.0 23.0-28.0 4.00-5.00 0.10 1.00-2.00 … 201 S20100 0.15 5.50-7.50 0.060 0.030 1.00 16.0-18.0 3.5-5.5 … 0.25 … … […]

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