Tag: Overhead Handling

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Lift Any Load Safely And Securely With Below The Hook ...

One of the best and safest practices in overhead lifting is to match the load to the load handling device. To ensure that a load — regardless of its shape, weight, or fragility — is lifted, lowered, and positioned safely ...
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Why Your Next Overhead Handling Equipment Purchase Should Be From ...

Considering an investment in overhead lifting and handling equipment? When evaluating potential solutions providers, be sure to find out if they are members of MHI’s Overhead Alliance. Comprised of the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), the Hoist Manufacturers Institute ...
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Crane Selection Guidelines: How To Pick The Right Solution For ...

Overhead single and double girder crane equipment is engineered to lift, lower and move large, heavy and bulky loads horizontally through a facility’s overhead space. The crane’s movement (and load travel) is controlled by an operator through a rectangular area ...
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Overhead And Gantry Inspections 101: Learn The Basics

To ensure both the safety and the optimal functionality of an overhead or gantry crane, it is critical to inspect a variety of components and operating functions at specific intervals. As recommended by the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) ...
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Workstation Cranes: Allowing A Single Operator To Efficiently Handle A ...

Installing workstation cranes within individual assembly and manufacturing work cells helps operators lift, lower, handle, position, and move heavy objects both safely and efficiently. Capable of handling loads up to 4,000 pounds, these systems are designed to reduce the physical ...
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How Patented Track Monorail Lowers Total Cost Of Ownership

When an operation decides that moving items overhead via a monorail or underhung crane is the optimal solution for load handling, owners must then consider which type of track will be the best investment. Two choices are patented track and structural ...
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Learn How Overhead Lifting Enhances Operational Safety In Overhead Alliance’s ...

In a recently released video, MHI’s Overhead Alliance (which includes the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA), the Hoist Manufacturers Institute (HMI), and the Monorail Manufacturers Association (MMA)) shares a brief overview into the many ways cranes, hoists and monorails ...
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Work Cell Layouts: Key Considerations When Implementing A Workstation Crane

Offered in four styles — jib, monorail, bridge, and gantry — workstation cranes are installed in work cells to help operators lift, handle, transport, and position heavy objects within assembly and manufacturing operations. Yet, to ensure proper ergonomics when using ...
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How Patented Track And Enclosed Track Enable Design Flexibility

Used to lift, handle, transport, and position heavy objects within assembly and manufacturing operations, workstation bridge cranes and monorails are frequently deployed in manufacturing and assembly operations to assist workers. At the heart of each of these systems are the ...
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CMAA Releases Updates To Overhead Crane Specifications 70 And 74

The Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) has released the latest updates to two of its technical specifications: CMAA Specification 70 – Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes CMAA Specification 74 – ...