CE-500 – Overhead Crane Electrical Maintenance

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Electrical Maintenance

Course #:


Course Length (Days):

2 days with option for 3 days of hands on.

Who Should Attend:

Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers

Required for Successful Completion:

Pass a written examination

Course Description:

This training is intended for anyone who is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the electrical components of overhead cranes and hoists. The training will provide information on electrical crane component adjustments, troubleshooting, repairs and replacements for the purpose of safe and proficient operation of overhead cranes and hoists. This training applies to top running overhead bridge cranes, gantry cranes, monorails, underhung overhead hoists and jib cranes. Maintenance, preventative maintenance, adjustments, repairs and replacements are taught in accordance with OSHA and ASME requirements.

Topics covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910.179, ASME B30.2, NEC 610 and CMAA electrical regulations overview.

Crane electrical maintenance Safety

Crane Electrical Components Maintenance Procedures

Crane Electrical Components troubleshooting Procedures

Component Electrical symbol identification

Electrical drawing and schematic reading and troubleshooting

VFD overview and troubleshooting

Motor maintenance and troubleshooting

Crane Power distribution maintenance and troubleshooting

Electrical tools fundamentals

Crane Speed control Fundamentals


Applicable Regulations & Standards:

OSHA §1910.179 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.2 “Overhead and Gantry Cranes”

ASME B30.16 “Overhead, Underhung and Stationary Hoists”

ASME B30.17 “Cranes and Monorails (with Underhung Trolley or Bridge)”

CMMA Specification #74 “Specifications for Top Running & Under Running Single Girder Electric Traveling Cranes Utilizing Under Running Trolley Hoist”

CMAA Specification #70 “Specifications for Top Running Bridge & Gantry Type Multiple Girder Electric Overhead Traveling Cranes”

NEC 610 – Article 610 of the national electric code is for cranes and hoists


Posted on

June 25, 2024