Automatic twistlock ACV-1, “Hippo”
Hippo is a fully automatic lock. It automatically locks and unlocks when containers are lifted.
MacGregor automatic twistlock ACV-1, “Hippo”
Automatic twistlock does not require any manual operation on board the ship. When vessel is sailing the automatic twistlock secures containers reliably together. When at port, it automatically engages containers to each other during loading and opens automatically during discharging of containers.
The MacGregor ACV-1, “Hippo”, automatic twistlock is extremely simple, easy and safe to operate. It is designed for active duty and benefits from decades of experience MacGregor has in marine container securing operations. The hot-dip galvanized housing guarantees durable performance and trouble-free operation throughout its lifetime. SteveKnob operated securing device in the top cone of ACV-1 prevents the twistlock from falling out even during rough operations.
Benefits for the user
- No fall-off during loading and discharging of containers due to handle wire driven safe mechanical securing to the corner fitting. Stevedores are accustomed to use handle wire
- Vertical clearance equivalent with semi-automatic twistlocks - Able to withstand extreme weather conditions and heavy loads
- No greasing required
- Easy to handle because of the SteveKnob
- Operation: Automatic locking and unlocking, prevention against unintentional fall-off
- Min. tension Break Load: 500kN
- Min. shear Break Load: 420kN
- Min. compression Break Load: 2000kN
- Flange thickness: 15mm
- Material: High tensile steel
- Surface treatment: Hot-dip galvanized
- SteveKnob handle: Stainless steel
- Counterparts: ISO Corner fittings
- Material number: 400220619
- Type approval certificate for fully automatic twistlock ACV-1 received
MacGregor Cargo System Insights
Welcome to MacGregor Cargo System Insights. In the video Arto Toivonen and Perttu Jokinen are discussing about the MacGregor automatic twistlock ACV-1 "Hippo".
MacGregor Cargo System Insights QA about "Hippo"
Welcome to MacGregor Cargo System Insights. In the video Arto Toivonen and Perttu Jokinen are answering the questions they have received about MacGregor automatic twistlock ACV-1 "Hippo".
MacGregor Cargo System Insights about inserting & removing "Hippo"
Welcome to MacGregor Cargo System Insights. In the video Arto Toivonen and Perttu Jokinen are inserting and removing the MacGregor automatic twistlock ACV-1 "Hippo".
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