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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.

Instructor very good plus great sense of humor!

Harley Davidson Gary D.

Cranes are new to me! Great Class.

Vulcraft Joseph W.

Very informative. The tour of P&H plants.

Northrop Grumman Jeffery T.

(What I liked most about the seminar was...) I learned a lot of things I didn't know, the instructor made me feel comfortable throughout the class.

IPSCO Steel Douglas S.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…..) Small class size. Instructor was knowledgeable and easy to communicate with.

Component BuildersLLC Rick H.

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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