Mechanical Design - Handling Equipment

Handling Equipment

NLST system needs many handling equipments which are to be permanently fixed in the building or to be kept ready and can be moved on wheels whenever required. Preliminary designs for some of the following major handling systems are completed.

  • Primary mirror M1 handling system
  • 10 ton capacity Jib crane to be fixed on the building top
  • Monorail crane with provision to swing inside the building to handle equipments on IRT
  • Material handling EOT crane at ground floor

Figure 6 JIB Crane and Monorail crane with swing arm