Electric overhead cranes, also known as bridge cranes, are typically powered by conductor bar, festooning or a cable reel, and there are pros and cons of each type of electrification. In certain situations, overhead cranes are powered manually by push or hand geared options or with air power.
Need an overhead crane on a budget? A crane kit can be a cost-saving solutions for customers willing to "DIY", but what's included in a kit? When do they work best? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about crane kits.
How important is it to load test an existing bridge crane? How often and when?We recently witnessed an example of the importance of this safety procedure, with a narrowly averted disaster. Learn more about when a load test is required.
From proper inspections and maintenance to training, warning labels and certifications, a lot goes into ensuring the safe operation of overhead cranes and hoists. We asked Shupper-Brickle Equipment’s Service & Safety Manager, Daniel Cahill: What’s the #1 safety issue you see in the field? Crane & Hoist Safety “The #1...