Crane-Tec was selected by an international engine manufacturer to design, engineer, fabricate and install a 22.5 ton transfer crane system. With our team approach, we were able to work alongside the customer to address the special challenges of this project. The result? A system that meets the stringent requirements of this particular industry. Special Considerations: Very large capacity for transfer crane Independent runway and monorail structure Large runway spans and loa
The Challenge: To provide our customer, a John Deere Dealer, with an integrated crane system for a new facility in Indiana.
The project incorporated two 5-ton underhung cranes and runway systems. Special Considerations: The general contractor needed design loading for the building and runway system. Single girder cranes with low headroom hoists were used to minimize runway and building steel costs. Crane-Tec engineers using the metal building drawing, designed a cost efficie
Overhead Crane Terminology Overhead CranesMove in 3 Directions: Length, the length of a building or bay. Width, the width of a building or bay. Height, up or down. The part of the crane moving the length is called the Bridge. The part of the crane moving the width is called the trolley. The part of the crane moving up and down is called the hoist. These three parts, bridge, trolley, and hoist together are called a crane or overhead crane. The following is a glossary of terms