Technical Notes for Outdoor Service
Cranes and Hoists for outdoor service must be designed for reliable operation in the harsh environment. It is prudent to take into account the effects of weather and temperature on the equipment and there are a number of steps that should be taken into consideration.
The Outdoor Crane Guide highlights the steps to take into account for outdoor crane service, including:
- Severe Duty motors with special insulation, fungal protection and sealed bearings
- Motor Strip Heaters, Stainless Steel Breather Plugs and corrosion resistant hardware
- Sealed Motor Disc Brakes, rated IP55 minimum
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