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Cables Are A Machine

When I talk to our customers about wire rope or cables, I always mention that your cables are a machine. Cables are always flexing. So, the construction is important, and cables are always used in tension lifting a load. Cables like to have some weight on them so when they are not loaded, they can […]

Scheduling Inspections Is A Primary Service At Crane Tech

Scheduling inspections is a primary service at Crane Tech. A customer said to me the other day that he sees our “stickers” everywhere. How did that happen? He asked… It’s called scheduling. When our girls tell you we will be there on that day – bet on it that we are there. Our competitors aren’t […]

Our Hoist Expertise Comes In Handy Again!

Our hoist expertise comes in handy again! Recently, we were asked to give our opinion on a 30,000lbs large 4 post hoist. How long will it last? What is the current condition? What about updating this unit to extend lifespan? We were able to provide our customer with more information, recommended a few additions and […]

Inspecting Lifting Equipment For Over Twenty Years

Crane Tech has been inspecting lifting equipment for over twenty years now. Equipment that passes an Annual Safety Inspection is properly maintained and in good working order. And when they have service issues/ need repairs, these can be scheduled around production to minimize downtime – we are all about keeping you moving. We recently had […]

Crane Tech sells lifting chains and slings!

Don’t forget that Crane Tech sells lifting chains and slings! Megan and Shari in our office have been working very hard to support your lifting device needs. We can provide quotes on all types of rigging equipment – chains, wire rope slings, nylon slings, hooks, shackled, etc. We will provide you with not only the […]

Our Safety Training Services

Our safety training services really work well! Largely due to customer requirements, I am able to certify small to midsize cranes while also being able to train the operators on the same unit, that day. Through great teamwork at Crane Tech and great communication with our customers we are able to accomplish this. Our sales […]

Having A Safety Inspection Done And Getting A Pass

Our customers enjoy confidence that they are doing everything possible to maintain their equipment and operate safely. There is nothing like having a safety inspection done and getting a pass.   At Crane Tech, we are working right along with you and want your equipment to operate properly and safely. On our Safety Inspection Reports, […]

How To Set Limit Switches On A Crane

An electrician called us the other day asking for advice about how to set limit switches on a crane. My reply was that this is something to be done by the Crane Tech experts. Brands such as R&M and Stahl have rotary limit switches, which have 4 settings. S1, S2, S3 and S4. Setting the […]

The Importance of Battery Maintenance

Unexpected cold weather brings on challenges for the batteries of the Scissor Lift or Zoom Boom that you rely on each day, which brings the importance of battery maintenance to the forefront. Scissor lifts and Zoom Booms use lead acid due to cost and good performance. It also weighs more and helps balance the machine. […]