CE-501 – Overhead Crane Electrical Print Reading and Troubleshooting

Course Name: Overhead Crane Electrical Print Reading and Troubleshooting
Course #: CE-501
Course Length (Days): 1 day.

  • This course can be added to any other electrical class.
  • This course can also be customized to reference customers own crane electrical drawings.
  • This course is available as a webinar
Who Should Attend: Overhead crane maintenance personnel, maintenance managers, electricians, electrical engineers
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. This electrical print reading course covers the various types and purposes of electrical crane prints, and teaches the skills needed to interpret and troubleshoot a crane using them. The training will provide information on how to read and troubleshoot from both NEMA and IEC drawings. The Course will include symbol identification, labeling and troubleshooting for North American crane brands such as P&H and Whiting, and European brands such as Konecranes and Demag.
Topics covered:
  • Electrical Print Terminology & Definitions
  • NEMA Electrical Print reading and troubleshooting
  • IEC Electrical Print reading and Troubleshooting
  • Konecranes Labeling standards and print reading
  • Component Electrical symbol identification
  • Single line, electrical diagram, and schematic overview
  • Function of the input, logic, and output elements of a control circuit
  • Symbol for various manually operated input devices, and identify symbols for various process actuated input devices and how they are used
  • Symbol identification for a relay / contactor and the associated contacts
  • Logic symbols, such as but not limited to symbols or a motor starter, and various output symbols
  • VFD and PLC logic symbols and troubleshooting from electrical drawings


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”

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June 25, 2024