Material Handling Safety—Overhead Cranes

Material handling is a function that manufacturers and other industries use to lift and transfer heavy materials without putting unnecessary strain on workers. In that way, it doesn’t only serve as a function in the production process, it also helps to keep workers safe from injuries related to heavy lifting. Even so, if crane operators... Read Full Article
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Understanding Overhead Crane Deflection and Criteria

Overall, deflection is literally defined as “deviation from an allotted course”. It can mean that something is deviated by turning aside or by coming off course. For overhead cranes, this definition translates to the relative vertical or horizontal displacement of a member or part of an overhead crane. So how does that impact the design... Read Full Article
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