A galvanizing plant in Muncie, Indiana had a bridge crane in need of some serious assistance. Galvanizing is a process by which metal pieces and equipment are coated by molten zinc, making them many times more resistant to oxidization. The hot-dip galvanizing process involves some extremely corrosive chemicals (most notably hydrochloric acid [HCL]) that have […]
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The client, a major national manufacturer of diesel engines, needed a below-hook lifting device to safely pick up a fully assembled engine and generator. Oh, and it needed to be battery-powered, too, for mobile operation. That’s no mean feat, but Harriman Material Handling and CraneWerks were more than up to the task. The Application: […]
A 20 ton capacity overhead crane and hoist from R&M Materials Handling Inc., sold by Harriman Material Handling (HMH), has been built and installed by CraneWerks 400 ft beneath the surface at the U.S. Gypsum Company Shoals Mine in Indiana. The Application: The top running double girder crane, principally chosen based on the short […]
Six R&M Materials Handling Inc. overhead crane systems were installed in just three weeks at the newly constructed Kimura Foundry America Inc. factory in Shelbyville, Indiana. The facility is the company’s first venture outside its native Japan, where it provides rapid prototype (RP) castings and small lot production services. The Application: Six R&M Materials […]
Challenge: A semi-truck manufacturer requested a specialized solution for installing wheels onto their trucks. Their current lift assistance device was getting jammed up on floor debris; also, tires were oftentimes falling off the fixture, and the balance was frequently off. This made rotating wheels to install them onto the truck difficult and time-consuming for the […]
Since 1997, Cranewerks has been providing unique and innovative material handling solutions to industrial workers nationwide. We manufacture and service industrial bridge cranes, and we provide inspection services. Our dealers operate all across the United States and seek to surpass safety standards by providing weekly, monthly, and annual inspections for every single one of our […]
An industrial overhead crane, or bridge crane, is a piece of equipment mainly used for material handling and heavy lifting. This type of crane system offers a safe and effective means of moving materials across the shop, while also offering the versatility and adaptability needed in an industrial environment. At CraneWerks, we offer a range […]
Runway crane systems work are compatible with a variety of cranes and utilize an overhead runway to haul material from end of the shop to another. CraneWerks carry a variety of runway systems that can handle heavy loads and can also accommodate more than one overhead crane for maximum efficiency. These types of runway systems […]
Are you checking out overhead cranes for sale? If so, you have many options to consider. In fact, a major decision like this can be overwhelming without the right assistance. CraneWerks is here to remove all the guesswork, and help you find the perfect crane for your facility. Where to Begin Should you install a […]
If your company or facility is like most, you spend countless hours comparing manufacturers of crane systems so that you choose the one that is best for your needs. You carefully consider costs, scope, scale, and reputation in the industry, as well as the ability of the crane manufacturer to design a system that is […]