Crane Parts

Overhaul Balls provide ballast on crane hoist rope.
Industrial Balls

Overhaul Balls provide ballast on crane hoist rope.

Made of heavy steel, Overhaul Balls are used on hook end of crane hoist rope to supply downhaul weight that is needed to counter bearing friction and winch-to-boom line weight. Spilt Overhaul Balls are made up of 2 cast iron halves, which clamp to line by means of bolts. Models are available in diameters of 7.12, 9.19, 9.50, and 11.25 in. or in weights of 50, 100, 89, and 154 lb, respectively.

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Equipment Line covers below-the-hook and material handling units.
Hoisting Beams

Equipment Line covers below-the-hook and material handling units.

Below-The-Hook equipment include lifting beams, spreader beams, roll lifters, coil lifters, tongs, sheet lifters, and pallet lifters. Material Handling Equipment includes fork truck accessories, material stands, and material baskets. Suited for industrial and construction markets, all products come in standard and fully engineered custom design options. Below-The-Hook lifters are designed and...

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Booms

Ruukki Showcases Energy Efficient Specialized Steels and Recent U.S. Customer at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014

Ruukki helps Link-Belt improve crane strength and reputation for quality LAS VEGAS - Finland-based steel company Ruukki, which recently launched in the North American steel market, is showcasing its energy efficient specialized steels, as well as one of its recent U.S. customers today at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014, one of the construction industry's largest trade shows. Ruukki announced that Link-Belt...

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Electrification Systems

Jib Crane Motorization System helps reduce worker back injuries.

Roto-Mate™ Jib Crane Motorization Kits provide powered rotation to new orÂ- existing, wall-mounted or freestanding jib cranes with up to 10 ton loads. Motorized rotation can help reduce or eliminate injuries resulting from workers trying to start or stop motion of swinging crane. Furthermore, motorization can promote efficiency by eliminating over-travel, avoiding machinery...

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Mobile Cranes

Trimble and Manitowoc Introduce a New Generation of Collision Avoidance Systems for Cranes

Innovation, Technology and Domain Experience Transform the Lifting Industry MUNICH – Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and Manitowoc Cranes introduced today Manitowoc Falcon - a new generation of collision avoidance solution for cranes. Manitowoc Falcon combines precision GNSS with collision avoidance technology to provide real time, centimeter-level positioning for multiple cranes working on a...

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Fixed Cranes

American Crane Is Keeping America's Bridges Well-Traveled and Safe

America's infrastructure is all over the news these days.Â-  A recent report claims that U.S. highways and bridges will need a staggering $2.5 trillion in upgrades just to survive for the next few decades. It is a fearsome number especially during a time when cutting back on spending is one of the main things on Washington's mind. No matter who is in power, someone is going to have to deal...

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Konecranes to Supply One of the World's Largest Goliath Gantry Cranes to Brazilian Shipyard
Fixed Cranes

Konecranes to Supply One of the World's Largest Goliath Gantry Cranes to Brazilian Shipyard

In March 2013 Konecranes received a major order for a Goliath gantry crane from Brazilian shipyard Estaleiro Enseada do ParaguaÃ-§u ( EEP"). The high-tech Goliath crane, which will be one of the largest gantry cranes in the world, will be taken into operation in July 2014. This order continues the series of Konecranes Goliath gantry cranes being delivered to Brazil, where several greenfield...

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Crane Maintenance and Repair Services

American Crane's World Class Service Department

At American Crane & Equipment Corporation, our service department is second to none. We feature seasoned field and in-house technicians that include certified crane inspectors, certified welders, expert riggers, and proven fitters. Put them all together and the American Crane service team can do everything from emergency calls to preventative maintenance and inspections, repairs, rebuilds and...

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American Crane Designs and Manufactures Explosion Proof Cranes and Hoists for Hazardous Areas
Fixed Cranes

American Crane Designs and Manufactures Explosion Proof Cranes and Hoists for Hazardous Areas

American Crane and Equipment Corporation's customers utilize cranes and hoists in many different environments. Some are relatively safe with few noticeable hazards, while others can be downright dangerous. If you have followed the news at all, you might have noticed that as the world's manufacturing base has grown, so has the number of explosions from flammable liquids, vapors, gases, and...

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Structural Braces

Sway Control System is available for retrofit installations.

As external retrofit, IMPULSE® Sway Control System Series 2 meets variety of overhead crane application requirements. It can be used with nearly any manufacturer's variable speed drive and eliminates need for complete overhaul or replacement of existing controls. This retrofit improves crane productivity by allowing operators to move loads at full speed without danger of load sway damaging...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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