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 […]

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. […]

Our technicians will show up as quickly as possible.

Our technicians will show up as quickly as possible. Happy new year to everyone! Our Crane Tech team welcomes in a new year 2024 with the same excellent customer service as ever! Here is a summary of how we schedule your very important service. If we get a “breakdown” call you as a customer are […]

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas Here at Crane Tech we wanted to wish all of our customers and fans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday Season. We know some plants are closed. We know some are open here in Barrie, Ontario especially. Some of our customers will see us for inspections and repairs this coming […]

Our Engineering Report Writing Services

Our engineering report writing services have developed into very skilled asset that we use with inspections. This is why sand, gravel, quarries pit operations around Ontario are hiring us to write useful and relevant safety inspection reports. A quarry is the term commonly used to describe an operation of digging for products above the ground. […]

Why has our safety training become so popular?

One of the main reasons is because we offer our local customers a unique approach. Crane Tech has developed specific modules for safety training in Ontario. These modules are interchangeable for different industries and public works departments. Also, unique for quarries throughout the Ontario towns that we service, including Barrie, Innisfil, General Toronto Area, Peterborough […]

3 Things to Consider when selecting an Electric Hoist Cranes

Electrical Hoist Cranes can be a great addition to your warehouse. They are selected and preferred over pneumatic for most general lifting applications. Here are 3 things to consider to when choosing your Electric Hoist Cranes Load Capacity – you need to consider your max load. Also keep in mind not picking a larger load […]

Aerial Work Platforms

We perform inspections and repairs on Aerial Work Platforms… here is some information you might like to know! 🙂 An aerial work platform can be a scissor lift or a zoom boom. Their characteristics can be notes as; they are very compact, they simply go up and down and they don’t reach. This equipment can […]