Magnetek Cable Reels can be mounted on moving machinery.

Press Release Summary:

Available in five sizes, Magnetek’s Industrial Duty Spring Reels provide pre-engineered solution for material handling cranes, mobile cranes and construction cranes. Designed for overhead cranes, monorails and magnet cranes, Mill Duty Spring Reels are used in mills and foundries in rugged environments. Used in port gantry cranes and mobile excavators high voltage applications, Motorized Cable Reels are ideal for long travel lengths.

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Magnetek Introduces New Cable Reel Product Line

Magnetek, Inc., a leading supplier of digital power and motion control systems for the material handling, fluid power and marine terminal industries, today announced the availability of their new cable reel product line. Magnetek cable reels are designed to be mounted on moving machinery and used to supply power for the automatic winding of flexible power or control cables. The Company offers both spring driven and motorized electric cable reels, as well as slip ring assemblies.

Available in five sizes, Magnetek’s Industrial Duty Spring Reels provide a cost-effective, pre-engineered solution for general purpose applications such as overhead material handling cranes, mobile cranes, construction cranes, emergency and rescue vehicles, monorails, excavators, and welding systems.

Mill Duty Spring Reels, available in a multitude of sizes, are designed for optimum performance on overhead cranes, monorails, and magnet cranes operating in rugged environments such as mills, foundries, and other heavy-duty industries.

Magnetek’s Motorized Cable Reels are ideal for long travel lengths and high voltage applications such as log handling gantry cranes, port gantry cranes, mobile excavators, ship-to-shore cranes, deck and construction cranes, particularly on runway motions, and hoisting equipment of all types.

“Magnetek is pleased to offer this top quality cable reel product line to the material handling, fluid power and marine terminal industries,” said Dan Beilfuss, Director of Material Handling for Magnetek. “It’s just one more way Magnetek makes it easier for our customers to do business as we are truly their one-stop source for power and motion control solutions.”

Custom engineered slip ring assemblies are also available for any size or configuration and deliver consistent power to rotating components, ensuring continuous revolution. Communication and fiber optic slip rings are also available. Magnetek cable reels may be packaged with any of the Company’s industry-leading power and motion control products.

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About Magnetek

Magnetek, Inc. provides digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, fluid power, marine terminal, elevator, and mining applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists and monorails. Magnetek provides Energy Engineered® drives, radio remote controls, motors, and braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. The Company provides highly durable wireless controls that can be customized to serve the needs of a variety of applications, including tow trucks, cement trucks, boom trucks, truck cranes, concrete mixers, drill rigs, mining equipment and more. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Magnetek is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis. in the greater Milwaukee area and operates manufacturing facilities in Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.


Lynn Bostrom


Marketing Communications


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