The Bromma Tandem telescopic 40'/45' spreader has a great advantage in versatility, since it can handle all container sizes (20 foot, 40 foot and 45 foot).
This spreader will "twinlift" 20 foot, 40 foot or 45 foot containers side by side in Tandem mode, without the need, as in the fixed-length version, for periodic change-out. As such, the telescopic Tandem delivers high productivity per lift cycle with no potential "downside" in terms of downtime created by change-outs.
This spreader is also based on proven Bromma spreader design, as it uses the Bromma SSX40/45 spreader as its standard base. Spreader capacity is 70 tonne under the spreader. If a terminal plans to utilize the full 70 tonne capacity under the spreader, crane capacity will need to be approximately 100 tonne in the ropes. As such, the telescopic Tandem can be used without restriction on many last-generation container cranes in service today. Customers who handle very few 45' containers may wish to consider the 40’ version of the telescopic Tandem. This will save approximately 2 tonne in spreader weight.
Customers with a high number of empty 40' containers may want to give special consideration to the productivity advantages of the telescopic Tandem. One Bromma customer in Asia with a significant number of empties in its container mix will use the telescopic twin-40/45 Tandem under a crane with 75 tonne capacity under the headblock. When selecting the telescopic Tandem, customers should be aware that when handling twin-20's side-by-side in 40 and 45 ft. cell guides they can only use the support one end of the cell guides.
This specification is subject to alterations without prior notice.