Crane Cab Replacement Improves Function

Crane Cab Replacement Improves Function Engineered Lifting Systems was asked to review an existing application of a predominantly cab operated shipping crane. The review covered crane reliability, control method, and cab operator ergonomics. This post addresses the cab function and operator ergonomics portion of the study. The original cab as provided by the original crane […]

Runway Electrification Isolation Sections Improves Production and Provides Safety

Runway Electrification Isolation Sections Improves Production and Provides Safety It is not unusual to have multiple overhead cranes on the same runway. While maintaining and repairing these cranes, having a system that allows a partial or segmented shut down of power within a runway section for one or more cranes is a valuable option.   […]

Tapered Wheels for Top Running Cranes

Tapered Wheels for Top Running Cranes Sometimes I forget and take for granted that some knowledge in our industry is commonly known. Recently I had a chance to work with some top running cranes that had real problems with the wheels and rail.  The user complained about “racking” of the crane and was looking for […]