1. What information should I get before buying an overhead crane?
To make sure you choose the appropriate lifting equipment, there are several key elements to identify, which include:
How exactly do you intend to use the equipment;
Frequency of use;
The speeds needed to meet the plant’s production cycle;
The budget allocated to the purchase of the appropriate lifting equipment. Obtaining the wrong equipment can result in significant maintenance costs.
For some equipment with a low operating cycle, basic information may be enough to make a good selection. For equipment with a high operating cycle or special conditions, more information will be needed to ensure proper selection.
Here is a short guide (to download) in order to help you gather most of the relevant information.