Heave Compensated Crane TMS

Asisto  engineered and manufactured a control system for a 25T heave compensated knuckle boom crane. Heave is compensated using a Kongsberg MRU motion sensor. Load measuring system and protection by Pat Kruger

Crane is installed on Up Corral, Brazil.

Asisto part in this project:

  • Powerpack control cabinet, 2x 512kW starters, IFM PLC and interfacing sensors and valves
  • Operator's seat controls and screens
  • MOPS
  • Angle transmitters for Boom and Jib
  • Length encoder / Spill-end for main winch
  • All cabling on crane
  • Software for PLC and touch screen in CoDeSys
  • Winch camera + screen