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DC (Direct Current) Crane Control - 3 Days

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

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

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Knowledge of the instructor.

Sandvik Materials Doug P.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…..) Instructor & Methods, hands on -
Good Class.

General Motors Bret M.

(What did you like most about the seminar…) The pace of the class, the instructor's knowledge and experience.

Phelps Dodge Brandon S.

Very informative.

Exxon Mobil Jeremy G.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Learning new things, understanding

Spallinger Millwright Tom D.

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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