Automatic rope saddle lubrication with simalube (video)
The deputy technical director of the Pfingstegg cable car, Daniel Vanhove, explains why he swears by simalube.The six 60ml simalube lubricators are mounted directly on the suspension saddle and ensure constant lubrication.
For this reason, the suspension cable glides smoothly back and forth, which in turn improves the driving comfort of the passengers. Thanks to the continuous lubrication, wear is also reduced to a Minimum.
Technical data aerial cableway:
- Transport performance: 505 people per hour
- Travel time: 3 minutes and 15 seconds
- Track length: 1,046
- Driving speed: 7 meters per second
- Rope diameter: 54 millimeters
- Diameter of the pull and counter rope: 22 millimeters