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Crane Control Fundamentals - 3 Days

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

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…) Instruction books and handouts,
instruction knowledge.

Gerdau Ameristeel Ed H.

Excellent course overall and very well taught. Instructor is extremely
knowledgeable in all areas of cranes & an entertaining speaker.

Alcoa David T.

(The instructor) was very knowledgeable and thorough. Explained all matter

Caterpillar -Mapleton William L.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) It makes you think before you make a lift

REC Silicon Phil H.

Cranes are new to me! Great Class.

Vulcraft Joseph 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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