The lance manipulator of type LMI 58 inserts the monolithic injection lance required for the melting bath injection into the raw iron melt. 
The lance manipulator consists of the following structural components:

  • Support with base plate for mounting the lance manipulator on the working platform
  • Tower with drive for swivelling of the lance manipulator for receipt of guide column
  • Traverse with clamping arm for receipt of the monolithic injection lance
    The traverse with the clamping arm is equipped with a crane bracket to ensure that the injection lance can be pulled out of the raw iron melt by means the hall crane in case of a power outage at the lance manipulator. For this purpose the tower is provided with a platform from where the motor brake of the lifting drive of the injection lance can be manually loosened.