Steer better than ever - IMO Slewing Drives for steering gears
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.
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.