HAINZL Systemtechnik has developed a 16-ton cylinder for its customer Primetals Technologies. The heavyweight is used to lift ladles on the ladle turret of a steelworks. With a dead weight of 16 tons, the cylinder is the heaviest cylinder HAINZL has ever designed. The dead weight of the cylinder had to be optimized. Compared to the standard version, a weight saving of around 1,500 kilograms was achieved.