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English translation: grapple crane


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04:42 Mar 5, 2007
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Used in relation to hoisting equipment, etc
Swedish term or phrase: Tångkran
similar to stripper carne (used in steel works, primarily)
Anders G
English translation:grapple crane
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tong crane

I was wondering if 'tångkran' is not in fact a literal translation of 'tong crane', which is attested (see example).

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  • we are the leading company in field of electric overhead crane ,gantry crane, jib crane and tong crane for iron & steel plant, power plant, ship yards and

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grapple crane


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