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ProTek Crane Repair and Maintenance

Where is The Best Crane Repair?

It is simple enough to untangle a pull chain, but once a crane doesn’t turn properly, a hoist begins dragging over a track, or pulley wheels begin separating from their trolley, it is time to bring in a repair specialist. ProTek Crane Solutions has the training and experience needed to provide quick, professional crane repair.

From moving generators and appliance housings to filling orders from inventory, a crane hoist is often the key piece of equipment in commercial operations. Keeping them in good repair and properly maintained can mean the difference in meeting weekly deadlines and last-minute orders. 

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At ProTek Crane Solutions, our crane repair techs meet all required training and safety requirements before we send them to your business. Each member of our work teams has hands-on training with equipment brands including CM, P&H, Shaw-Box, and Yale. When a new product becomes available, ProTek makes certain our specialists are among the first to learn how to repair and maintain it. 

Our crane repair specialists make certain each crane is in the best shape possible so that your business can operate at full performance. Since we cannot place a specialist with every client daily, however, ProTek recommends establishing a regular maintenance schedule for each crane and other hoist equipment item in your business. This helps us prevent small issues from becoming critical failures over time. It also keeps monthly and quarterly costs down to an affordable amount. Our scheduling office can help design a plan for every budget.

That said, not even the most thorough maintenance schedule can prevent every breakdown. Anyone with a fair amount of factory or maintenance experience knows that it always seems to happen at the worst possible times; late at night, end of shift, or minutes before a holiday weekend are just a few that come to mind. This is why ProTek Crane Solutions adjusts its schedule to meet critical work stoppages. We do everything possible to get your crane and technicians back to work as quickly as possible. 

In addition to crane repair for businesses, we also provide maintenance, repair, and emergency services for these communities: Nashville, Hopkinsville, Chattanooga, and Bowling Green. So regardless if you need an emergency repair or want to schedule routine maintenance for your operation in Tennessee, contact ProTek Crane Solutions today.

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Options for Manual Chain Hoists

What Manual Chain Hoists do Shops Need?

The correct manual chain hoist depends on the type of business operation. For small appliance assembly and repair, a push trolley such as a Harrington PT010, with a lift of 10 feet and one-ton capacity, is an economical and efficient choice for those factories and other operations where the product or other item must traverse over longer distances.

The L5 Model of the LB028 is an excellent choice for heavier industrial items, with a weight capacity of two and three-quarter tons. Depending on the height of the warehouse and positioning needs, managers can choose between hoists with a lift of 5, 10, 15, or 20 feet.

If a business needs a lift capacity of 10 tons, then the Harrington PT100 is an excellent option. It comes with contoured wheels that fit both flat flange and tapered beams. The PT100 is also equipped with sealed, precision ball bearings that lubed-for-life for low friction and are also maintenance-free for long life in less-than-ideal conditions.

Most push trolley or PT manual chain hoist models also have a geared trolley or GT option more suitable for hoists that traverse over shorter distances. The GT options also provide for better load control. Geared trolley options are available with various lift capacities from half-ton up to 20-ton models.

For lift capacities up to 2 tons, the Harrington GT020 is economical for all material handling. It is an exceptional piece of equipment for assembling items such as cabinets and motors for refrigerators and light manufacturing.

The GT050 has a lift capacity of 5 tons while still weighing only 104 pounds. It is pivot-mounted, which helps assure smooth movement across beams and allows both wheels and side plates to cross over joint welds and other irregularities. This design also serves to keep an even load over all four wheels.

Regardless of whether the choice is a PT or GT manual chain hoist, ProTek’s Harrington trolleys are among the easiest to install. Our technicians can quickly make adjustments to the threaded hanger shaft of these models in the half-ton to five-ton range, a series of simple rotations. They all have machined cast iron wheels for long life and are ATEX rated for limited use in hazardous environments.

Each GT or PT hoist in ProTek’s inventory meets every industry and regulatory standard. That includes ASME/ANSI B30.16, OSHA, NASA-STD-8719.9, and EU Directives: 2006/42/EC. Contact us today for an online or in-person appointment with one of our design team representatives to determine which manual chain hoist or other product best matches the needs of your business. ProTek Crane Solutions is here for you.

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