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CLEAN ROOMS & CRANES >

Lifting Systems have designed several structures to support internal crane systems that have ultimately become clean rooms. Working closely with clean room suppliers, we adapt the steelwork to accept the special panels, glass frames and air conditioning units. Safety hand railings are fitted along with access ladders to high level for maintenance purposes. The structures are shot blasted...

HEAVY DUTY BENCHES >

~~Having just installed a large crane and gantry structure Lifting Systems were asked if they could manufacture some steel benches, capable of sustaining a 10t payload. The item was a 10t injection moulding tool that they needed to lift onto a suitable bench to carry out repairs and modifications. We tested the bench with a proof load of 12.5t before delivering to the customer. He was so happy,...

CUSTOMER WANTS >

"The customer wants the columns galvanised and the track beams to be painted with a 2 pack epoxy paint". This is an external gantry structure recently fitted at a site in Scotland. The span of the gantry is 12.5m with a rail height of 8.5m and travel length of 47m. A 10t crane was fitted suitably modified for outdoor use. Foundation bolts were cast-in by...

20T OVERHEAD TRAVELLING CRANE >

A new 20t overhead crane has recently been fitted into our main fabrication bay. With a span of approximately 16m and hook height of 9m, this radio-controlled crane is mainly used for offloading large bundles of heavy section steels and crane rails. The crane is also used for testing lifting beams up to a capacity of 10t.  

BOX BEAM MANUFACTURE >

BUSY WITH BOX BEAM MANUFACTURE (07/03/2017) When a 40t free standing crane gantry system needs 15m bay centres, the best option is to manufacture a box girder to bridge that gap. Lifting Systems are manufacturing 12 box beams to be used as gantry girders supporting a 40t crane with a floor to rail height of 7m. The 60Sq/bar running rail is positioned in the centre of the beam in the same...