Load tests at 100% and 125% of nominal capacity shall be performed before activation, and for reinstalled or modified cranes and hoists. The structural integrity of an overhead crane shall be subjected to tests measuring the deflection of girder. The crane motions, holding brakes, and travel brakes shall be tested with the hook carrying 125% of the rated load.
The load test shall be performed under the supervision of an engineer or other competent person.
A test report shall be prepared and final report should be kept in the maintenance log book.
To facilitate this process and provide complete service, Premium Industrial Group is fully equipped to perform these tests and issue the resulting certification. Additionally, we will provide you with a certified plan for each installed material handling equipment.