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Portal Crane Mechanical Maintenance Training - 3 Days

Course number: 839
Length: 3 days
Price: $
Category: Portal Cranes

Our 3-day Portal Crane Mechanical Maintenance training course provides standardized criteria to evaluate and correct structural, drive machinery and hoist problems on portal cranes.

Method of teaching (informal)

USS Mfg Gary K.

The Instructor had a great way of explaining the content of the course.

Esco Steel Mill Bill J.

(The) instructor was very knowledgeable, was open to questions

Tilden Mine Justin G.

(What I liked most about the seminar was...) Hands on. Removing brakes and parts and re-assembly

USEC Inc. Jerry S.

I thought the training was great and very good hands-on.

Metal Technologies Brian K.

This crane training course provides standardized criteria to evaluate and correct structural, drive machinery and hoist problems on portal cranes.

Participants will also learn how to setup comprehensive preventive maintenance programs.

A tour of our crane gearing and parts manufacturing plant is included.

Course objectives

  • Learn to isolate causes of abnormal tracking.
  • Determine causes of abnormal component wear.
  • Learn component replacement criteria.
  • Learn replacement and adjustment procedures.
  • Determine needed preventative maintenance items and intervals.

Course outline

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction – Safety,
    • Shut down Conditions
    • Service classifications & Type of Portal Cranes
    • Major Crane Components
  • Chapter 2 - Crane Tracking
    • Results of Improper Tracking
    • Runway Tolerances
  • Chapter 3 - Runways and wheels
    • Runway Alignment
    • Rail Systems & Rail Welding
    • End Stops
    • Wheel Features
    • Trolley Wheel Tracking
    • Wheel removal & Shimming Wheels
    • Equalizing & Truck Pins
  • Chapter4 - Crane Structure
    • Girders
    • Fixed Leg
    • Hinged Leg
    • Gantries
    • Gantry Equalizer Trucks
    • Trolley
    • Cab Supports
    • Trolley Wheel Replacement & Alignment
  • Chapter 5 – Brakes
    • Mechanical Load Brakes
    • Electrical Load Brakes
      • Maintenance
      • Lubrication
    • Holding Brakes
      • Adjustments
      • Maintenance
  • Chapter 6 – Gantry & Trolley Drives Systems
    • Gear Boxes
    • Gear Wear
    • Bearings
    • Couplings
      • Installation
      • Maintenance
  • Chapter 7 -Hoist Machinery
    • Wire Ropes
    • Drums
    • Grapples
    • Reeving
  • Chapter 8 - Preventative Maintenance
    • Lubrication Charts
    • Preventative Maintenance
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