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Crane Control Fundamentals - 3 Days

Course number: 807B
Length: 3 days
Price: $2035.00

This 3-day crane training course has helped students to better understand of AC and DC electrical crane controls. Students benefit from the theory and application of electrical crane control.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Instructor kept the class moving at a good pace.

Freeport McMoRanMining Hank R.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Math portion.

Underwriters Lab Demetrius

(What I liked about the seminar was…) Technical information about the subject.

Gerdau Ameristeel Clifford H.

Very thorough in Power Point Presentations

O'Neal SteelHouston Robert P.

I liked info pertaining angle to weight for cables and Misc load changes that occur
during a lift.

Phelps Dodge Travis W.

This crane training course provides fundamentals to promote a better understanding of AC and DC electrical crane controls. Designed as a review for experienced Electrician's this course will also guide the non-electrician to understand crane controls and troubleshooting techniques.

Course objectives

  • Understand Basic Electrical Theory
  • Understand Operation of AC and DC motors
  • Understand Power Circuits
  • Analyze Operational Characteristics for Troubleshooting
  • Understand Impact of Plugging, Overload and Overtravel Protection Circuits
  • Perform Electrical Inspections
  • Perform Electrical Preventive Maintenance Procedures

Course outline

  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • DC Motors
  • AC Motors
  • Protection Circuits
  • Electric Load Brakes
  • Multi-Step Magnetic Controls (AC and DC)
  • Saturable Reactor (Static Stepless) Control
  • Adjustable (Variable) Frequency Drive Controls
  • Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
  • References
  • Tour of motor manufacturing facility

Contact Konecranes Crane Training Center for questions or special requests.

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