Lessons Archive

Crane Inspections and OSHA Compliance

Author: Mike Close

Keeping your overhead crane in service and in peak operating condition, should be a top priority for safety, maintenance, or operations personnel at any job site or industrial facility. Frequent and periodic inspections help to keep crane and hoist equipment operating at top efficiency, help keep the user and other personnel safe, help reduce costly down time, and extend the life of the equipment.

Hidden Costs of Overhead Crane Ownership

Author: Mike Close

In this section, we’ll help you identify some of the pitfalls and hidden costs associated with overhead crane ownership. Our goal is to help you better understand how to properly budget for and design an overhead crane so the installation and future maintenance is as painless as possible.

Module 6 | Quiz

Author: Mike Close

Brush up on everything you just learned about overhead cranes by taking this short quiz. This quiz is optional. If you’d like to move on to the next module, use the navigation button in the lower right-hand corner of your screen.

Installation: From Concept to Completion

Author: Mike Close

Whether this is your first time going through an overhead crane installation, or you’ve gone through multiple crane installations, we hope you can learn something to help keep your next install on schedule, within budget, and keep your workers safe.

Module 5 | Quiz

Author: Mike Close

Brush up on everything you just learned about overhead cranes by taking this short quiz. This quiz is optional. If you’d like to move on to the next module, use the navigation button in the lower right-hand corner of your screen.

How to Compare Overhead Crane Quotes

Author: Mike Close

Price shouldn't be the only factor when selecting an overhead crane company to partner with. Read on to get a comprehensive understanding of an overhead crane quote and what criteria you should use to compare multiple quotes.

Buying vs. Financing Crane Equipment

Author: Mike Close

Investing in an overhead crane system can be one of the most useful and utilized pieces of equipment you can add to your business to increase production, workflows, and bring in more profit. However, paying the full amount of money upfront for an overhead crane can be a significant investment that may seem out of reach for many small to mid-sized business owners.