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Overhead Crane Electrification: Conductor Bars vs. Festoons vs. Cable Reel

An overhead crane with no power is just an expensive coat rack. But how do you compare electrification types? In this episode of Cranes 101, we’re comparing conductor bars vs. festoon systems vs. cable reel.

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In this video, we cover:
► What are the different types of crane electrification? (0:56)
► The pros and cons of the different electrification types (2:15)
► Which type of electrification is the best for you? (5:00)

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