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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.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Load chart exercises, the knowledge that
the instructor has as well as field experiences.

Rocky Mountain SteelMills Hermilo R.

(What I liked most about the seminar was...) Plant tours.

Cami Automotive Larry S.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) The preparation.

Exxon Mobil Enrique G.

Instructor was well prepared and well rounded in information and experience. For the first time attending this course, I was impressed with the material.

Austell Box Board Jason P.

(What I liked most about the seminar was…) Very Informative.

USG Sal N.

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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