Crane - basic information

Basic information about cranes

Overhead cranes are devices used in short-term transport. They are classified as cranes. Cranes are lifting and transport devices that are designed to move various loads vertically / horizontally over short distances. The operation of cranes, including cranes, requires appropriate qualifications.

The work of the overhead cranes takes place in intermittent movement. The lifting and lowering mechanism in overhead cranes is operated by a winch (a tractor, in which a set of mechanisms is built on a separate supporting structure, which may be a frame) or a hoist (it has a compact structure).

The gantry cranes are made of:

  • supporting structure
  • trolley
  • the driving mechanism of the trolley
  • crane travel mechanism
  • lifting mechanism
  • electrical apparatus and installations
  • controls
  • cabins at cranes controlled from the cabin
  • safety devices

Overhead cranes are mainly used for the close transport of bulky and heavy loads.

Crane use places:

  • landfills
  • industrial halls
  • railway sidings
  • shipbuilding ramps
  • and other

It is necessary to have appropriate qualifications to operate overhead cranes. They are awarded for an indefinite period after successfully passing the exam before the committee of the Office of Technical Inspection. Before taking the exam is recommended course for overhead cranes. It provides participants with comprehensive knowledge on how to operate the devices and teaches them how to operate them safely.

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