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Crocodile assembling and tack welding machine

The Crocodile or Clamp type machines can be descried as mobile work centres, which can be moved in or out of a shell for assembly work as required.

The purpose of the Crocodile and Clamp is the multi-directional alignment of shells for tack welding and for welding parts together.

Housing diameter
1500 – 12000 mm (Crocodile)
1200 – 5000 mm (Clamp)

Wall thickness
12 – 120 mm (Crocodile)
4 – 25 mm (Clamp)

Assembled lengths
Max. 50 m (Crocodile)
Max. 20 m (Clamp)

Assembled weights
Max. 400 tonnes (Crocodile)
Max. 30 tonnes (Clamp)

Application Example

Application Example: Serial production of wind turbine towers

Level I
Assembly of 8 shells with

  • Diameter range from 2640 to 3117 mm (conical)
  • Wall thickness of 12 to 14 mm
  • Individual shell length 3 m
  • Length of assembled section 24 m

Total assembly time: 2 hours + 50 minutes

 

Section II

Assembly of 7 shells with

  • Diameter range from 3278 to 3669 mm (conical)
  • Wall thickness of 14 to 16 mm
  • Individual shell length 3 m
  • Length of assembled section 21 m

Total assembly time: 2 hours + 45 minutes


Section III

Assembly of 7 shells with

  • Diameter range of 3828 to 4219 mm (conical)
  • Wall thickness of 16 to 22 mm
  • Individual shell length 3 m
  • Length of assembled section 21 m

Total production time: 3 hours

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