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A Guide to Custom Brake Shoes and Pads for High-Speed Rail Applications

Newer braking systems are in place to ensure the safety of people and freight with the advent of high-speed rail. A strict policy of systems maintenance and replacement is necessary. Passenger and freight safety require it at the higher speeds. Regenerative braking is added to the standard automated pneumatic brake. This results in shorter braking […]

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OSHA Requirements for Overhead Crane Inspections

Approximately 2.9 million non-fatal injuries and illnesses; that’s how many U.S. workers suffered from workplace health and safety problems in 2016. This number shows a decrease from previous years. But three million is still a significant number. And unfortunately, it could’ve been lower through proper workplace safety policies. This is especially true on job sites […]

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How To Know When It’s Time To Replace Your Oil Rig Disc Brake Systems

The disc brake systems do the job of controlling the drawworks during operations. Over time, friction to the disc brake systems wears its components, which include the pads & blocks. This wear-and-tear can extend to the caliper, discs, and operating system. Worn and faulty components aren’t only inefficient, they’re dangerous to personnel and machinery. Maintenance […]

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New Technology Leads to Innovations in Crane Training

Cranes are a piece of construction equipment used in many different types of businesses. Safe crane operation requires many hours of specialized training. But technology is changing the crane training process. Technology such as drones and simulators are quickly changing the crane operation industry. The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all […]

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How to Know You Need New Crane Parts

Crane parts, much like everything else, require maintenance, frequent inspections, and sometimes even replacement. Checking for damage is crucial to avoiding last-minute, emergency shopping for heavy industrial equipment. We’re here to help the likes of purchasing agents needing to resupply clients engineers that want custom equipment dock workers that need new crane hoists and much […]

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