CM-400 – Overhead Crane Mechanical Maintenance

Course Name:

Overhead Crane Mechanical Maintenance

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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 the mechanical components of overhead cranes and hoists. The training will provide information on mechanical crane component adjustments, 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, ASME, and CMAA requirements.

Topics covered:

Terminology & Definitions

OSHA & National Consensus Standards Overview

OSHA §1910.179, ASME B30.2 and CMAA requirements.

Crane Types and Major Component Descriptions

Crane Maintenance Safety

Crane Mechanical Components Maintenance Procedures

Lubrication application and fundamentals

Crane structural fundamentals

Mechanical tool fundamentals and safety

Bearing Fundamentals

Fastener application and 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”


Posted on

June 25, 2024