Having safe and reliable cranes is no big mystery. The key to extending the life of your cranes is to have a regularly scheduled, professional preventive maintenance and inspection program in place. Proper maintenance is the easiest, and most important, way to keep your equipment operating properly. But more and more so, companies just don’t want to spend the extra time and money to implement these programs.
As with any large piece of machinery, there are risks associated with owning and operating an overhead crane. Overhead cranes are designed to move big loads and, when properly maintained and inspected, provide reliable and dependable service. Today, we highlight several reasons why regular crane maintenance and inspections are necessary.