How It Works: Lifting Equipment

The crane provides a series of operations: capturing a single piece of cargo (or package), lifting and moving it to its destination, lowering and uncoupling cargo lifting and moving lifting device or devices to the starting position for gripping, lifting and moving the next cargo. These operations are alternated in sequence, repeating at certain time intervals (cycles). Therefore, the cranes represent lifting machines of continuous or cyclical operation, in contrast to the action of continuous conveying action (e.g. pipelines) that move loads in a continuous flow. Continue reading “How It Works: Lifting Equipment”