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Crane Repair

At Protek, we offer a thorough crane repair and maintenance plan on every model we sell. Even if you did not purchase your crane (or hoist) from our company, Protek maintenance teams can still design a repair plan around each crane and hoist in your business.

Regardless if it is a manual or a powered device, our technicians can repair it. They start by talking with you and then perform a complete inspection to see what the problem is and determine if there is more than one reason for its failure.

Regular use of cranes (and any piece of equipment) means movement. That means items such as pre-lubricated ball bearings need repacking or replacing, depending on the type of crane you have in your shop and its warranty requirements. If a load brake slips once, more incidents are going to happen.

Our repair teams can quickly diagnose and fix these (and many other issues) before they become major problems that can shut down your operation or injure an employee. Preventing this is why inspection and maintenance are critical to keeping each crane up and running safely.

As your business grows, your equipment needs upgrades or replacement. Our staff can help you determine what you need to take on more customers or generate more products. This service is especially important if you are in an older building and may need to upgrade or install support structures as well as the cranes themselves. Our technicians and designers can help upgrade the following:

  • Electrical Controls
  • Physical Components (chains, swing arms)
  • Runway, Speed, and Weight Limits
  • Motion Control Options

Simply put, if your crane needs repair, we can get it back online to support your business. If it is in working order, Protek Crane Solutions can keep it humming with an effective maintenance plan that can extend its life and not break your budget until you are ready to upgrade to a new model. For more details on what our technicians can do for you, call our offices today at 855-776-8354.

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Crane Inspection

Our support does not end with purchase and installation. A Crane improperly maintained can result in harm to employees and damage to both product and structure. In this economy, when any supply interruption can mean a loss of customers and worse, production downtime is exceptionally costly. That’s why we offer a custom-designed inspection plan for every crane in your plant.

 

Having a ProTek crane inspection plan in place is more than just a cost-effective, good idea. OSHA and some state safety administrations have established crane inspection regulations that are required by law in certain industries and are the standard practice everywhere. Both Frequent (usually monthly) and Periodic (not to exceed twelve months) inspections are the OSHA 1910.179 requirements for overhead cranes. Our certified inspectors tailor each inspection plan to meet these requirements and keep your machinery functioning while also keeping the costs affordable for every operation. 

 

On a Frequent inspection, our people concentrate on safety and compliance. Every action they take is noted for review by business owners for both routine and safety checks by OSHA auditors.

 

For Periodic inspections, we examine cranes and other equipment for wear and tear from daily use. It is here they check each moving part for proper function. To ensure the best operation, our inspectors also examine the environmental conditions and power source. A severe environment (dust, chemicals, etc.) can more quickly degrade moving parts, so it may take additional steps to protect equipment in these situations.

 

Inspectors do not serve as certified electricians, but they make certain that outlets are properly installed and functioning as designed. If they do find a problem, our people inform managers and owners immediately to have needed repairs made.

 

In addition to these requirements, we also perform Gearbox and Sling and Rigging (S&R) inspections. Additional gearbox checks identify minor problems that can be easily repaired before they become a major cost issue. An S&R check provides an additional look that keeps production moving up and down as well as forward. 

No matter if you bought the crane from us or if you need a new inspection plan for existing equipment, contact Protek Crane Solutions today. To learn more about what our inspectors can do for you, call our offices today at 855-776-8354 or send your questions to info@proteksolutions.com.

Chelsey Bryan Cranes