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Lifting attachments and crane attachments

19 Apr, 2017

Various kinds of lifting attachmentss are used with types of lift cranes to perform the material handling tasks. In today’s operational guide of lifting attachmentss, the general procedures on lifting attachmentss installation, inspection, maintenance and repairs, operation, and lifting crane operator training, etc.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

lifting attachmentss also called the below-hook devices are used with various types of lifting equipment, such as, lifte cranes, electric hoists, trolley and other types of lifting cranes and hoists, etc. As one of the lifting crane parts, lifting attachmentss are directly influences the lifting efficiency of the lift cranes. Therefore, the lifting attachmentss operation guide is presented, hoping it is useful.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Generally, the below-hook devices can be grouped according to the supporting, indentation type pressure gripping or friction type pressure griping, etc. In the following, different types of lift devices will be presented for your references.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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The general operational guide for lifting attachmentss are presented for your references which are used with the instruction manuals of the lifting attachmentss and lifting cranes given by the manufacturers. Any doubts or problems should be solved by consulting the lifting attachmentss manufacturers and lift crane manufacturers or you can leave a message below.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

overhead crane attachments  offering of Dongqi Hoist and Crane

Types of Overhead crane attachments is available from Dongqi Hoist and Crane. In the following is the list of parts of Overhead crane attachments offering of Dongqi. If you need anything, please feel free to contact us.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Overhead crane attachments overview: types of cranes accessories, i.et, lifting tongs, roll lift, lifting beams, wire rope, overhead lifting chains, crane c hook, sheet lifter, plate lifter, etc. Check the Overhead crane attachments to get the accessories for your crane now.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Lifting tongs: bar tongs, billet tongs, ingot tongs

lifting tongs Overhead crane attachmentsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
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Lifting tongs: bar tongs, billet tongs, ingot tongs, aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Roll lift, roll lifter, roll lifting devices

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Roll liftor Overhead crane attachmentsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Roll lift, roll lifter, roll lifting devices aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Lifting beams and spreader beam aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
Lifting beam Overhead crane attachments

Lifting beams and spreader beam aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Sheet lifter and plater lifter

Sheet lifter plater lifter - Overhead crane attachmentsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Sheet lifter and plater lifter aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Coil lifter, coil grab, and coil handing equipmentaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
 

Coil lifter Overhead crane attachmentsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Coil lifter, coil grab, and coil handing equipmentaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane c hook, Crane hook, lifting hooksaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
 

Crane c hook Overhead crane attachmentsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane c hook, Crane hook, lifting hooksaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Lifting chains: Overhead lifting chains, Hardware chain, Chain accessoriesaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
lifting chain, Overhead crane attachments

Lifting chains: Overhead lifting chains, Hardware chain, Chain accessoriesaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

 Wire rope: Crane cable, crane rope, overhead crane wire rope

crane wire rope- Overhead crane attachmentsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

 Wire rope: Crane cable, crane rope, overhead crane wire ropeaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

 Warning before lifting attachmentss installation

The potential hazards of using lifting attachmentss could not be solved solely be mechanical means which requires the attention, care and common sense of lifting crane operators, and the safety supervisor who has been trained on the lifting attachmentss and lift cranes. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
The crane attachments operational guide can not be the substitute of your crane attachments manual which is offered as general guide to help in the pursuit of efficient operation of lifting attachmentss.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Design modifications of crane attachments should be performed according to the full understanding and approval of the manufacturer or it may cause danger and resulting in danger. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Markings of crane attachments

The nameplate of crane attachments should have the following information:aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

  • The name and address of the crane attachments manufacturer.
  • Serial number of the crane attachments.
  • Rated load capacity.
  • Each nameplate of the lifting attachmentss should be located on the place where the lifting capacity is visible to every side of the lifting attachmentss and on the lifting cranes.

crane attachments tags should include the following information:aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

  • Read the operation before operating.
  • Inspect the lifting attachmentss each shift before operation.
  • Lifting loads according to the safety instruction.
  • Overloading is prohibited.
  • Don’t use lift devices for handling loads beyond designated range.
  • Don’t use the lift devices without the marks of capacity, weight and safety.
  • Don’t make alterations or modifications.
  • Don’t lift load higher than necessary or leave it suspended unattended.
  • Do not remove or obscure the warming label.

Note: All warning labels should be maintained visible and legible and replace as necessary.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane attachments installation

As one of the lifting crane parts, the lifting attachmentss should be assembled and installed on the lifting cranes according to the instruction. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
Attention: aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
When the crane lifting attachmentss operation needs extra power supply, the power source must be matched with the requirements, which also should be connected with the line side of the lifting crane disconnect switch or an independent circuit as specified in the manufacturer’s operating instructions.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane lifting attachmentss inspection

lifting attachmentss should be inspected before any crane lifting operation and regularly inspections is also needed to reduce crane lifting hazard and risk.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Initial inspection of crane lifting attachmentssaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Before operation, all the lifting attachmentss should be inspected by professional inspector according to the instruction of manufacturer’s. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
Frequent in service inspection aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
Depend on the types of crane lifting attachmentss, regular inspection should be conducted daily, weekly or according to the manufacturer’s instruction. During inspection, deficiencies to look for include but not limited to:aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
1. Crane lifting attachmentss of structural deformation. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
2. Cracks or distortion in the structural frame, hoist-hook attachment points, attached slings, cracks in welds, mechanically operation parts, clevises or hooks. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
3. Malfunctions during the lifting attachmentss operation. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
4. Wear of hoist hook devices, pins, slings, linkages or load supporting clevises or mechanical parts.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Periodic in service inspectionaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane lifting attachmentss should be inspected by professional inspector according to the manufacturer’s instructions monthly and yearly to check whether parts have worn beyond the limits.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Attention:aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

1. Out of service tag should be tagged on the lifting attachmentss once any deficiencies are detected. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
2. Power should be disconnected at source before servicing and follow lock out/tag out procedures to avoid danger of electrocution.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

3. The lifting attachmentss should not go on operation until the repairs has been finished. aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
4. All the inspection and maintenance procedures should be recorded timely.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Maintenance and repairs of lifting attachmentss

Maintenanceaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

A preventative maintenance program should be established for each and every crane lifting attachmentss based on manufacturer’s recommendations.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Repairsaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane lifting attachmentss repairs should be conducted by qualified person. Also all the crane lifting attachmentss repairs and modifications should be performed by or under the direction of the lifting crane manufacturer.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Attention:aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

1. All the repaired crane lifting attachmentss should be operationally tested. And load test is also needed before being returned to services.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd
2. All the repairs and parts replacements should be filed on dates.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane lifting attachmentss operation

Crane lifting attachmentss should be operated by professional lifting crane operators, who should be well trained and know well about the lifting crane devices, crane lifting operation, crane lifting safety and others, etc.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Operator trainingaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Crane lifting attachmentss should be operated according to the manufacturer’s operating instructions. Crane lifting operation should be in according to the principles and rules in the manufacturer’s guidelines. Crane lifting safety training should include:aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

  • Details of lifting cycle
  • Application of lifting attachmentss to the load.
  • Any special operations may need extra instruction and precaution may be required.
  • Recognition of proper load configuration.
  • Before assuming responsible for using the lifting attachmentss, lifting crane operator should show their understanding of the crane lifting sequence and procedure to their crane trainer who will record the performances of the each operator.

Operating practicesaa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

  • Lifting crane operator have to make sure all loads are secure and no crane lifting hazard is caused during the lifting cycle.
  • Crane operator have to closely monitor the crane lifting attachmentss performances during lifting crane operation.
  • Stop the lifting attachmentss immediately in any improper performance occurs.
  • Standard hand signals for lifting crane operations should be well known by the crane operator.
  • Crane operators have to follow the signals from the designated person only.
  •  Lifting crane operator has the responsibility to make sure the loads in the right conditions for lifting.

Lifting loads handling

  • Crane lifting attachmentss must not be used to handle loads over the rated lifting capacity.
  • The total weight of the lifting attachmentss and loads should not exceed the rated lifting capacity of the lifting crane and hoist.
  • Crane lifting attachmentss should be used to handle loads within the handling loads range in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendation and lifting crane sequence and procedures.
  • Crane lifting attachmentss should be in the right condition for material handling.
  • Crane lifting attachmentss should not touch obstructions.
  • Lifting crane operator and other personals should stay away from the lifting attachmentss safely.
  • Never ride or allow people to ride on a lifting attachments.
  • Check the balance of loads before lifting by making a preliminary lift of a few inches.
  • Do not slide the lifting attachmentss or loads across any surface.
  • Sudden starts and stops should be avoided. All loads should be accelerated or decelerated smoothly.

Besides Overhead crane attachments, Dongqi is able to provide types of cranes accessories, and cranes parts. If you have any need, please feel free to contact us.aa4Henan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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