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Rigging Qs: Overhead Crane Hidden Costs, Building Designs, & Inspections

Welcome to our new series, Rigging Qs, where we are answering your questions about the lifting and rigging industry.

In this episode of Rigging Qs, we’re answering questions about overhead cranes. Learn about the hidden costs of overhead cranes, what you should know when designing an overhead crane for your space, and if a load test is required for a periodic inspection.

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In this video:

0:00 – Intro

0:26 – What hidden costs come with an overhead crane?

1:31 – Should I give my building blueprints to my overhead crane manufacturer?

1:58 – Should I design my crane or my building first?

2:49 – Does a periodic overhead crane inspection require a load test?

3:10 – Find out more!

3:25 – Get your questions answered on Rigging Qs!

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