You are here

DC (Direct Current) Crane Control - 3 Days

Course number: 852
Length: 3 days
Price: $1950.00

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…) Factory tours. Hands on

CWI-Idaho Chip W.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) SBE brake assembly.

Jacobs FieldServices Douglas A.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) The right way to use slings and figure weight

Abbott Labs Bob C.

We were pleased with the training and saw an improved reliability of crane operations with the trained operators.

Lafarge NorthAmerica James C.

(What I liked most about the course was…) The presentation of material.

Michigan State University Walt S.

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
View all our crane training classes now or contact Konecranes with questions or special requests.

Register Online

Milwaukee Konecranes Training Institute

December 18,2018
Register Online

Milwaukee Konecranes Training Institute

February 12,2019
Register Online
Content bottom