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  • IMO GmbH & Co. KG
  • Imostr. 1
  • 91350 Gremsdorf
  • http://www.imo.de
  • Contact person
  • Andrea Meißner
  • +49 9193 6395-1188

Steer better than ever - IMO Slewing Drives for steering gears

(PresseBox) (Gremsdorf, ) IMO, the German slewing ring manufacturer, headquarted in the north of Bavaria, has launched www.imo-steering.com. This new site provides relevant information for experts appreciating reliable and high quality components for steering gears. The compact and space-saving IMO Slew Drives can hold highest output torques and extreme moment loads while allowing for rotations of 360 degrees.

2014 the IMO Slew Drives were part of a spectacular transport: They facilitated the transport of the 16 new lock gates for the Panama Canal. Each of these gates is 30 m high, 60 m long and has a weight of around 4000 t.

Additionally to product information there is a link to watch impressive transport undertaking of the huge gates. Just go to: www.imo-steering.com.

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IMO GmbH & Co. KG

The IMO Group was founded 1988 and has more than 25 years experience in designing, manufacturing and supplying Slewing Rings and self-contained Slew Drives. The company is headquartered near Nuremberg in Gremsdorf, Germany. IMO has partners worldwide, a subsidiary in North Charleston, US and a representative office in Beijing. Currently worldwide more than 500 employees work for IMO.

IMO ball- and roller Slewing Rings are designed, manufactured and distributed worldwide in diameters ranging from 100 mm to 6,000 mm in a wide variety. They are used for various applications, including construction machinery, tunnelling & mining, ship building, conveyor & transportation systems and medical technology. Additionally, IMO is a leading supplier of blade, yaw and main bearings for on- and offshore wind turbines, and even provides blade bearings for a tidal stream system.

IMO Slew Drives consist of a ball or roller Slewing Ring, a drive train, and a completely enclosed and sealed housing. They are used for steering equipment such as gantry cranes and heavy-duty transporters, manlift platforms, turntables, agriculture & forestry and many more.