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Course number: 805
Length: 3 days
Price: $2035.00
Category: Electrical

In this three day crane training course, students will learn how to perform electrical inspections and preventive maintenance procedures.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) The angle of slings.

Northrop Grumman Danny M.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…..) The hands-on part in the lab.

Bath Iron Works James D.

It was appreciative that time was taken to answer questions. All questions were
answered with knowledge and skill. Reference material was well used to reinforce the "why" of what an overhead crane operator is responsible for.

Ariel Safety & Training Jim M.

Became more familiar with crane components & operational aspects. Helped a lot.

Audubon Metals Danny A.

What I liked most about the seminar was...) Training facility

US Synthetic Corp. Ben J.

This crane training course highlights electrical maintenance procedures for all types of A.C. crane controls including A.C. full magnetic, stepless and adjustable frequency drives. This crane course is considered the basic orientation to electrical maintenance.

Course objectives

  • Identify the function and operation of single speed, two speed, step type, secondary reactor and adjustable frequency A.C. crane controls
  • Analyze power and control circuits
  • Identify problematic motor symptoms and correct their causes
  • Perform control system inspections, tests and adjustments
  • Analyze operating characteristics for troubleshooting control system failures

Course outline

  • Overhead Crane Electrical Safety
  • Overhead Crane Electrical Regulations
  • Electrical Tools
  • OHMS Law
  • Motors
    •  AC Motors
    • Wound Rotor Motors
    • DC Motors
    • Motor Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Power Distribution
  • Crane Electrical Components
    • Fuses & Circuit Breakers
    • Motor Overload
    • Contactors
    • Mechanical & Electrical Interlocks
    • Transformers & Rectifier
    • Limit Switches
    • Motor Thermistors
    • Resistors
    • Encoders
    • Brakes  & Electric Load Brake - Magnetorque (TM)
    • Master Controller, Radio Controls & Crane Pendants
    • PLC & Crane Monitoring Equipment
    • Crane Overload Limiter
  • Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)
  • Basic Speed Control
  • Hands-On Student Labs
  • Tour of motor manufacturing facility
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