Jacking and sliding a 350 t Siemens transformer


January 2016
  • Location Kusile Power Station, Nkangala, South African Republic
  • Cargo Weight 350 t
  • Cargo Dimensions L=9,52 m; W=3,20 m; H=4,10 m;
  • Date January 2016
  • Company Vanguard Heavy Lift

Project description

Vanguard jacking and sliding a 350 T transformer over a distance of 30 m.

The transformer is then lifted with our hydraulic lift systems and trans loaded onto self-propelled modular trailer, before placing into final position at Kusile Power Station, South African Republic.

Equipment used

Self-propelled modular trailer Goldhofer;

550 t Hydraulic gentry system;

Jacks and Slide System;

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