Sweden: Using rack & pinion lifts on production platforms ///

Alimak AB, based in Skellefteå, Sweden, has received an order for a 450-kg (1,000-lb) capacity personnel lift to be installed in the derrick of the Kvitebjørn fixed-steel production platform. The rack-and-pinion driven lift will have its electrical equipment explosion-protected for Zone 2 operation. The Kvitebjørn lift will be provided with a new type of lift-control system (ALC), a car-operating system recently developed by the company for use on its permanent industrial lifts, as well as on passenger / materials construction hoists.

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