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  • IMO GmbH & Co. KG
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  • 91350 Gremsdorf
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  • 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 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:

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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.