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How to Maintain Your Hoist Motor

Everyone feels like a little kid when walking near a crane. They’re like metal dinosaurs that build things. It’s easy to lose that sense of a hoists’ majesty and awesomeness if you work around them all the time. And this can also have the dastardly effect of making you forget to maintain your hoist. If […]

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Hydraulic and Metal: Picking and Maintaining Different Types of Clamps

Hydraulics have been a part of manufacturing since the 1880s when a hydraulic system was first used to drive machinery in London factories. Hydraulic systems can apply constant and highly controllable pressure almost instantly. This makes hydraulics ideal for clamping and workholding purposes. There are numerous types of hydraulic clamps. Each has its own benefits […]

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Your Ultimate Motor Coupling Purchasing Guide

While there’s no set standard for how long any piece of equipment lasts, one of the best ways to ensure you get the most life out of anything is maintenance. When you replace broken or worn components of your motor, like your motor coupling, you’ll find that your whole system lasts longer. If you’re willing […]

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5 Things to Do Before for Your Next OSHA Crane Inspection

There were over 5,000 fatal work-related injuries in 2017 in the United States. That’s a startling statistic. OSHA performs inspections to ensure that equipment and businesses are following safety regulations to prevent injuries. Having a crane inspection can be a stressful experience. You want to be sure that you’re adequately prepared so that you can […]

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