Materials in Motion

SEGURIDAD EN GRÚAS AÉREAS—TRES PELIGROS IMPORTANTES Y MEDIDAS DE PREVENCIÓN

Un sinnúmero de compañías en las industrias de la fabricación y la construcción confían en grúas aéreas para levantar y transportar materiales. Cuando se instala y usa adecuadamente, estos sistemas hacen que las operaciones sean más sencillas y seguras. Sin embargo, los accidentes con grúas aéreas ocasionan lesiones graves y fatalidades todos los años. Prevenir... Read Full Article
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TRES FORMAS DE POTENCIAR SU PRODUCTIVIDAD CON SOLUCIONES DE IZAJE AÉREO

Desde los talleres de maquinaria pequeños hasta las gigantescas plantas siderúrgicas, las grúas aéreas han ayudado a cientos de instalaciones a lograr mejoras cuantificadas en términos de seguridad y ergonomía, autonomía de los trabajadores y reducción de personal, menos cuellos de botella y productividad. Versatilidad y flexibilidad: Encuentre la grúa perfecta para satisfacer todas sus... Read Full Article
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Enclosed Track VS Patented Track

Enclosed Track and Patented Track Comparison Many modern overhead bridge cranes with capacities from 250 pounds to several tons use one of two types of track for hoist trolley-travel: enclosed track or patented track. Enclosed track is a type of rail that is formed into a hollow tube with an opening on the bottom. The... Read Full Article
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OSHA Stand-Down for Safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 2019 National Safety Stand-Down takes place May 6-10. The Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers and employees to talk directly about safety. Employers can hold Stand-Down events by taking a break in the workday to discuss fall hazards and the importance of fall prevention, as well... Read Full Article
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Spanco 40th Anniversary

History This year at Spanco, we’re celebrating 40 years in the crane business. In 1979, Richard Uhlig—the son of Lug-All founder George Uhlig—established Spanco in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Here Spanco began manufacturing a small line of Spanco Adjustable Gantry Cranes and Tripod Cranes. Soon the business grew, and we added a line of Spanco Jib Cranes... Read Full Article
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Wire Rope Sling Inspection

Using wire rope slings is one of the most reliable ways to secure a load to lifting equipment. Wire rope slings are light, strong, and durable, and they can be used in a variety of ways for many different kinds of lifts. Because crane operators rely on wire rope slings for so many lifting operations,... Read Full Article
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