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Crane Wheel & Below the Hook Design

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Jessica Mortimer, jmortimer@aist.org or +1.724.814.3070

AIST Webinar: 1:00-3:00 PM ET

In this three-day series, attendees will hear about a variety of crane-related topics, beginning with this webinar (Day One) on below-the-hook devices and crane wheels. Day Two will be focused on safety through technologies, practices and inspections. Day Three will present an overview of the new revisions to Technical Report No. 13 - Guide for the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings as well as case studies of crane automation. Each day will conclude with breakout rooms providing attendees the opportunity to engage in technical discussions and networking on topics as they relate to the presentations of the day.

1:00-2:30 PM ET

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Crane Wheels

Mark Mcginley, Hall Industries Inc.

This presentation describes the material selection, production processes, heat treating practices, and inspection procedures commonly used in the production of crane wheels and wire rope sheaves.


Flat-Tread vs. Tapered-Tread Wheels Revisited

Rich Warriner, Virginia Crane-Foley Material Handling Co. Inc.

This presentation describes the material selection, production processes, heat treating practices, and inspection procedures commonly used in the production of crane wheels and wire rope sheaves.


Mill Roll Handling - Challenges, Equipment and Safety Considerations

James Annab, Bradley Lifting

This presentation will explore the challenges associated with mill roll handling, including efficiency and considerations for facilities with a large variety of roll configurations. It will also cover some of the equipment options available to handle the variety of different roll and chock configurations, as well as best practices for determining a solution that fits the end user's process. Finally, it will cover some of the guidelines of safe mill roll handling, and the role that "hands off" handling plays in ensuring safety for personnel.




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