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Patented innovation solution

The Gantrex HingeGuard™ Short Rail is a self-damping short rail solution designed to support the trolley track constraints and to easily enable the boom opening at the hinge joint of the crane. This patented innovative solution has the particular characteristic to extend the soft mounting features used for all our fixing systems to the hinge.

The Gantrex HingeGuard™ Short Rail is a complete tailor-made system solution, completely adapted to your situation, that fits all ship-to-shore cranes, can be installed with no additional impact on installation timing to shorten operational downtimes and delivers substantial noise reduction.
 
This brand-new solution has been developed with scientific support. With on-site analysis and measurements based on a first prototype, Gantrex has been able to gain precise understanding about the Short Rail headache, Short Rail systems and challenges. The Gantrex HingeGuard™ Short Rail has also been tested under severe and rigorous conditions in laboratories.
 
Technical Characteristics
  • Patented solution developed from site feedback, laboratory tests, and FEA analysis
  • Tailor-made to A75 and A100 rails
  • Highly technical solution which includes a rubber layer inserted in the web of the rail
  • Improved clamping system with +/- 5mm lateral adjustability post installation
  • Extends the soft mouting feature to the Hinge Joint

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Key features and benefits

The Gantrex HingeGuard™ Short Rail delivers a range of benefits including: :
  • Extended benefits of the soft mounting system to the hinge
  • Reduced vibration (by up to 30%) to the benefit of the entire crane and driver comfort
  • Reduced shocks by 80%
  • Reduced rail wear
  • Minimization of standard geometric imperfections
  • Severe dynamic loads proof for 2M+ container moves in standard operating conditions
  • Eliminates the need to replace the Short Rail between long rail replacements
  • Quick installation

Installation

To ensure a reliable and quick installation, rely on Gantrex to help you with your next Short Rail or Trolley Rail replacement project from Engineering, Measurements, Scaffolding or Platform installation, Rail Welding and full rail or short rail replacements. Gantrex installation teams implement industry leading best practices and install the trolley rail systems to the highest quality standards.  
 
Thanks to our global coverage and local presence, Gantrex' tailor-made range of products and services is available through more than 300 real Gantrex crane rail specialists worldwide, ready to be on track, with you.
 

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Gantrex Short Rail

Short Rail

The Short Rail is the rail section located at the boom hinge joint of the crane where the boom and girder rails are separated to allow the crane to boom up. Different styles of rail joints are available for this area and the majority require special machining. Gantrex is the world largest supplier of short rail systems and is able to custom-tailor solutions depending on budgetary and operational constraints. Gantrex’ offer ranges from inexpensive simply machined rails to the cutting edge solution with vulcanized rubber. 
 
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The Gantrex HingeGuard™ Short Rail

The Gantrex HingeGuard™ Short Rail is a complete tailor-made system solution, completely adapted to your situation, that fits all ship-to-shore cranes, can be installed with no additional impact on installation timing to shorten operational downtimes and delivers substantial noise reduction.
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