17/07/2012

17 (SEVENTEEN !) HEAVY TRUCKS, TO TRANSPORT THE HEAVIEST PLATE ROLL ON ITS WAY TO RUSSIA

After a long and tough commissioning, with full complete positive results, the HEAVIEST 4 ROLL ever built, (a DAVI 4000 x 255 mm) has been completely dismounted and loaded on 17 trucks, to be delivered to its new home, at the buyer site. “The front and rear frames as well as rolls of this machine – said Orazio Davi, the President – are the heaviest parts of this plate roll, made in high tensile material, to resist to the high load of 6.500 tons available to roll the heavy plates the machine has been purchased for. They are so oversized (large and heavy) to require the transport with very special trucks one for each of these components , due to the weight of more than 80 Tons each.” “A team of highly professional riggers ensured the load of all the seventeen trucks required to transport the entire machine – continues Orazio Davi –, and nine of them where special oversized trucks, making possible to arrive to the final destination without delays.” The customer, one of the largest Rusian manufacturer of heavy fabrication , is very anxious to put the machine into operation, to start the production of HEAVY DUTY VESSELS for the nuclear industry and offshore components. Another giant, named DAVI, to demonstrate the choice should be ONLY ONE … !!