Douglassville, PA 19518
American Crane & Equipment Corporation Completes Installation of Underhung Crane System for Boeing 787 Dreamliner Facility in South Carolina
Douglassville, PA - American Crane & Equipment Corporation, a manufacturer of overhead electric cranes and hoists, has completed installation of a custom Underhung Crane System built for the new Boeing Manufacturing facility in Charleston, South Carolina. American Crane is located in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. American Crane is a custom crane supplier specializing in...Read More »
Equipment for Forklift Trucks: American Crane Offers Detachable Vacuum Lifting Systems that can Turn Cargo and Counterbalance Trucks into Vacuum Lifters!
Douglassville, PA - American Crane & Equipment Corporation, a manufacturer of overhead electric cranes and hoists, offers Cargo Lift detachable vacuum systems and free standing vacuum lifters that are ideal for industries including Steel, Automotive, Chemical, Cargo/Air-Freight, Furniture, Food, Beverage, Wine, Beer, and many more. Vacuum Lifters and Manipulators can lift objects weighing a few...Read More »
Over the past 40 years, American Crane has been involved with the innovative work of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Recently, despite budget cuts, NASA has been in the news with its groundbreaking Mars rover, Curiosity. This uptick in interest for space travel and exploration has renewed the public's fascination with everything NASA. On top of all of this media...Read More »
American Crane and Equipment now offers AL-Vac Vaccuum Lifters, Manipulators , Electric Chain Hoists, Cranes (single hand operated, jib, and ceiling mounted bridge) and a variety of Accessories. These products are utilized in many industries to lift objects weighing a few pounds to several tons. Their smooth action not only makes them easy to operate, but also helps to improve production, lead,...Read More »
Did you know that American Crane can provide you with a Mini Lever Hoist which is small enough to fit in your toolbox? The Columbus McKinnon Mini Lever Hoist's (Series 602 & 603) light weight, compact construction makes it the tool of choice for rigging and various other jobs. Don't be fooled by its small size. It is tough, durable and capable of lifting or pulling up to 1100 lbs (Series 603)...Read More »
Check It Out! A CBS 60 Minutes Video Clip with Godzilla, The Brooklyn Bridge, and an American Crane Product!
This past Sunday night, September 25, 2011, 60 Minutes News Show featured a story entitled "Fighting terrorism in New York City". Included in the story's video footage (11:08 min into video segment) were two of four American Crane's Bridge Traveler Cranes, located on the underside of the Brooklyn Bridge. These Bridge Travelers were designed, manufactured and tested by American Crane and Equipment...Read More »
American Crane and Equipment is excited to announce its contribution to the construction of the world's largest radio-active waste treatment plant. Our 3 Ton Bridge Crane was recently installed at the Hanford Vitrification Plant, located in the southeastern part of Washington State. When complete, this plant will process and stabilize radioactive and chemical waste which is currently stored in...Read More »
We are very excited to be part of NASA's Twin Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft mission. The purpose of the GRAIL mission is to further advance an understanding of the moon's thermal evolution. American Crane's MST (Mobile Service Tower) Single Failure Proof Crane helped build and later placed the payload (housing the GRAIL Twins) on top of the Delta II rocket. This...Read More »
American Crane has material handling solutions to maximize the uptime of your rigs and facilities for uninterrupted work-time. The products we distribute are able to withstand the harsh environmental conditions of the oil and gas industries. We offer hoists and trolleys with optional features such as: Low Head Room Explosion Proof Spark Resistant Corrosion Resistant To learn more about these...Read More »
American Crane and Equipment's Single Failure Proof Cranes can be built in accordance with our 10CFR50 Appendix B Quality Assurance Program, consistent with the requirements of NUREG 0554, assuring a licensable design. Features Include: Triple Redundant Holding Brakes Redundant Reeving System (Dual Load Path) Redundant Hoisting Machinery Two Blocking Protection Load Hang Up Protection Overload...Read More »