Tel: +44 (0)1202 861961

 

Protecting People, Protecting Plant, Protecting Profits

GKD Technik Ltd - Legacy Planners pre 2011

Important note regarding the use of GKD Capacity Calculator Planning Tools

When planning lifts with GKD equipped machines it is important to enter the machine orientation data correctly to ensure that the correct rated capacity is produced. The following note details the correct procedure.

1. Enter the radius of the lift and the height range.

2. Decide what slew angle the lift will occur at. (This is important to allow planner to work out which way the machine is on the track)

3. Select the cant direction of the lift.Down Cant - If the side of the track on which the lift will be carried out is the lower edge of the track then this is termed down cant. Up Cant - If the side of the track on which the lift will be carried out is the higher edge then this is up cant.

4. Select the gradient.This is a critical selection and may be misinterpreted. The gradient selection is dependent on the slew angles. If a machine is on a positive gradient (uphill and measured relative to the pivot or floating end of the machine) then the lift direction gradient will be +ve (up)in the arc angles from 270º through 0º to 90º of slew. The Lift direction gradient will be down for angles from 90º through 180º to 270º.

Therefore the selection of gradient direction will change at 90º and 270º

If a lift is calculated at 135º slew angle and the lift is over lower edge of the track with the track falling away then the planner will use a +gradient. If the slew angle is changed to 45º without a corresponding change in the gradient then the planning software will use -gradient and produce different arcs of safe operation.The planner will prompt for Cant and Gradient at the special angles of 90º, 180º, 270º and 0º as it is not possible to determine the machine orientation automatically.

Click on the Zip file icon to start the download:

Cat M312 01645 Planner (230 KB)
case wx170 232720 (86 KB)
SK200 planner 423 (228 KB)
Doosan Ultimate 260 (811 KB)
KOMATSU 138 Planner (231 KB)
PW170 planner (250 KB)
Komatsu PC110 added CW planner (1076 KB)
Doosan Ultimate 220 (823 KB)
OandK MH5S 232.3 Planner (231 KB)
OK MH5S UL 231.78 Planner (244 KB)
CASE 988 Planner (1067 KB)
PC138 BBR 3pc Planner (263 KB)
Kobelco SK135 planner (1150 KB)
PW95 planner (244 KB)
Ultimate 270 Planner (263 KB)
PW150 Planner (106 KB)

Newsletter Sign-up

For the latest updates on GKD products, industry news and trends, subscribe to our monthly newsletter here.

Distributor Map

globe

As safety becomes a more global
concern, our systems are finding
applications and uses around
the world.
 

View Our Distributors