Tag: Supporting Lifter


The “Dos And Don’ts” Of Below-The-Hook Lifting Devices

When attached to an overhead crane or monorail’s hoist, below-the-hook lifting devices (also called attachments or end effectors) ensure that a specific type of load can be lifted, lowered, and positioned safely and securely. Below-the-hook lifting devices are offered by ...

CMAA Releases New Operator’s Manual For Below-The-Hook Lifting Devices

To enhance safety in facilities utilizing overhead traveling cranes in conjunction with below-the-hook lifting devices, the Crane Manufacturers Association of America (CMAA) has developed a new publication: CMAA Specification 80 – Below-The-Hook Lifting Device Operator’s Manual. The document is recommended ...