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Hoisting gear and luffing gear

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FLENDER gear units for lifting and luffing gears

Precision and reliability for high performance

FLENDER gear units for lifting and luffing gears are economical and efficient. Alongside the extensive range of extremely compact standard gear units FLENDER offers application-specific gear units with a large overall center distance that enable parallel fitting of motor and winding drum, even with large drum and motor diameters. The gear-unit series is ideally suited for operation on container cranes and bridge cranes, that is, where a parallel motor-and-winding-drum arrangement is required. FLENDER industrial gear units for lifting and luffing gears are available in a broad transmission range for torques ranging from 10,000 up to 1,400,000 Nm.

FLENDER CHG – robust special solutions for lifting and luffing gears

The new FLENDER CHG gear unit offers operational reliability and optimum efficiency. The new gear-unit series has been developed in close collaboration with our customers on the basis of many decades of experience in the engineering of drives for cranes.


Your benefits at a glance

  • High torques
  • Great center distance possible without special solution or size difference
  • Easy selection by means of gear unit dimensioning in Flender configurators
  • Drive and output shafts designed for high additional forces
  • Optimised gear-unit elements for highest possible peak loads
  • Reduction of mass moments of inertia
  • Torsionally rigid welded steel housing
  • Large transmission area


FLENDER cylindrical gear unit – universal standard range

Many application requirements can be met from our comprehensive universal gear-unit range. The advantage of standardised solutions are short delivery times and an excellent price-performance ratio. The most extensive range of industrial gear units offers a large selection of 24 sizes in a torque range of up to 1,400,000 Nm. The gear units are suited for horizontal and vertical mounting positions.

FLENDER cylindrical gear units can also be delivered with greater center distance. 10 sizes up to 109,000 Nm can be selected.


Your benefits at a glance

  • Variable center distances, adapted to suit the requirements in the crane area
  • High flexibility for project-related special solutions
  • Optimised sealing systems with high periods of service of the shaft-sealing rings
  • Above-average service life; low weight; little noise



  • Container cranes
  • Bridge cranes
  • Casting cranes
  • Tower slewing cranes
  • Offshore cranes
  • Drawworks