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DC (Direct Current) Crane Control - 3 Days

Course number: 852
Length: 3 days
Price: $2135.00

This 3-day crane training course teaches the different methods of controlling D.C. motors as used on cranes.

The overall content was presented clearly and all questions were answered
appropriately.

Novelis Glenn D.

The relaxed schedule & interaction of the group.

Esco Steel Mill Dan B.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) The content of material had more info that I was unaware of.

Southern California Energy Dale R.

The instructor did tell you everything about cranes.

National OilwellVarco Erasmo G.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Hands on!!

Nucor Steel Darrell M.

This crane course teaches the different methods of controlling D.C. motors as used on cranes. Block diagrams of various manufacturers’ controls are utilized to explain the operation in a crane application. D.C. motor basics and preventive maintenance are also covered in detail. Additionally, this crane training course covers proper preventive maintenance procedures and alignment for D.C. motor controls.​

Course objectives

  • Understand D.C. characteristics, diode and SCR rectification
  • Identify D.C. motor construction and perform maintenance
  • Use system schematics to explain relay logic
  • Properly text and adjust the electric control systems
  • Troubleshoot the system to the faulty component

Course outline

  • General & Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Theory - Power Distribution
    • Ohm's Law & Kirchoff's Laws
    • Series and Parallel Circuits
  • DC Motors
    • Motor Construction & Operation
    • Series Wound & Shunt Wound Motors
    • Inspection, Testing & Troubleshooting
  • Brakes
    • Inspection & Adjustment
    • Brake Wheels
  • Electrical Schematics & Diagrams
  • Limit Switches & Motor control “power” circuits
  • Acceleration controls circuits
  • System testing and troubleshooting
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