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The industry is faced with more and more challenges. Construction components are becoming larger and heavier, assembly more complicated, and logistical processes more complex. So our experienced and professional team is available for consultation. We can support you in your search for the right device(s) for your needs. Save money by saving time: fewer personnel incidents due to peak safety conditions with the right devices.
Heavydrive offers everything from planning to implementation in one place.
The industry is faced with more and more challenges. Panes and construction components are becoming larger and heavier, assembly more complicated, and logistical processes more complex.
With our one-stop service you will be supported from initial planning to processing and implementation of your project, whether it’s for large or small panes, special custom-made solutions or in remote operation sites.
Especially for large, international projects, intensive pre-planning is critical. The more detail and the earlier we know about the requirements and construction conditions, the better we can develop an optimal customised assembly solution..
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Heavydrive is your partner for comprehensive and extreme tailor-made, customised glass assembly projects worldwide. We handle all of the planning and implementation of concepts for you, including static or dynamic FEM calculations, development, manufacturing, full assembly to delivery and final acceptance at the site. And all of this includes customs and freight documentation..
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An example of a large international project:
Heavydrive GmbH was used for an international organisation in Geneva. The team replaced five 2.2 metre wide and 13.1 metre tall panes weighing 1.5 tonnes.
It was not just in transport and assembly that we proved our expertise in Switzerland; our experts also gave advice and support in the planning phase. The building was erected in 1970 and had sustained earthquake damage. So before the panes were replaced, our team assisted with planning for the necessary intensive safety precautions.
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Our experts are at your service to explain what mounting equipment is right for what job and help you choose the right solution—tailored to your specific construction requirements.
To do so, the site requirements need to be clarified upfront, e.g.:
What is the ceiling load bearing capacity?
How can the floor in the building be accessed?
What type of underfloor does the site have?
Does the site have raised flooring?
Once these factors are clear, we can go about drawing up a proposal for the equipment you need.
In the example below, a projection under the element where the glazing is to be fitted poses a problem. With a "standard solution” comprising a vacuum suction system attached to the hook on a mini crane boom, it isn’t possible to reach far enough enough beneath the projection. Here, one solution would be to use one of Heavydrive’s proprietary heavy-load tips. Or another possibility for this situation would be a counterweight traverse.
In the next scenario, the glazing cannot be installed from the outside. Here, a Heavydrive assembly crane would be the optimum solution (see pictures below) thanks to the zero-emissions electric motor as well as the low crane weight and resultant low ground pressure.
When installing glazing from the outside on angled surfaces or even overhead, Heavydrive overhead manipulators are the perfect solution, easily fitting the glazing securely in any position at any height.
Heavydrive GmbH delivered the vacuum suction system to be used in the set-up and dismantling of a curved pane.
Two insulated glass panes each with a height of 9m and a width of 3m were be mounted