Posted on December 9, 2020

Steel industry production plants are demanding environments to work in. Morello has years of experience supplying heavy duty industrial carts to companies in the steel industry for different applications. We know the extreme working conditions in which our vehicles must perform.

Here is the story of one such steel industry company.

Plant and Location:

Steel Foundry, Power Turbine manufacturer, leading multinational corporation, Poland

Job Challenge:

Weightmove steel structures of different shapes and sizes weighing up to 80 tonnes
Load Characteristicsdifferent steel loads, not homogenous, unstable, with differing centres of gravity
Spacetransport large heavy steel structures around the steel foundry on different routes, with tight corners to navigate

Working Environment:

Temperatures – Ambient– 10°C to +50°C
Temperatures – Loadup to 250°C (max. temperature of the steel loads)
Air Qualitydust particles, fibres, particulates, fumes, vapours
Weather Considerationsthe vehicles must work both indoors and outdoors in all seasons and weather conditions
Flooring Conditionsuneven, cracked and broken, old steel rails embedded in ground, both indoor and outdoor ground conditions

Morello Solution:

VehicleBattery-Powered Heavy Duty Platform Cart, electric motors
MobilityRubber compound wheels, for imperfect terrain, with tight steering radius
Load Platformdesigned for semi-finished steel loads up to 80T, often concentrated on a 2m x 2m area (80 x 80 inch) with temperatures of up to 250°
MotorsAC electric motors, no maintenance, no pollution
Operating ControlThe vehicle is driven using a radio-controlled unit with potentiometer. The operating software is Morello’s proprietary software used globally, developed and fine-tuned over many years.
Safety features4 emergency stop buttons, ‘trolley in movement’ acoustic alert
system, ‘trolley in movement’ visual warning lamp, spring applied safety brakes with controlled deceleration, structural parts safety factor above 1,8
Techical SupportVehicle Diagnostics on advanced HMI
Remote Assistance with on-board monitoring software
Local technical mechanical support available on demand

This Heavy Duty Platform Cart has been operating successfully and efficiently, Fault-Free, for over 3 years, since November 2017.

Morello has provided material handling equipment to companies in the steel industry right across the world including USA, Mexico, Germany, France, UK, Spain, Russia, Poland, Eastern Europe, Middle East and more.

70 T - литейная бортовая тележка - SBA 4R


Morello Client Engagement Team:  Amedeo Morello, Luca Tibaldi, Stefano Rizzo

We look forward to speaking with you!