We specialize in Health Check Up / Safety Audit of EOT, Goliath and Jib Cranes. Our team has carried out Health Check Up of more than 500 cranes. Periodic Inspection of Cranes is to be carried out as stipulated in International Standard ISO 9927-1. Bureau of Indian Standards has adapted this standard. Depending on duration of operation and the factory operating conditions, the cranes need to be inspected by an experienced technician or an Expert Engineer as and when necessary but at least once in a year.
Expert Engineers are engineers experienced in the design, construction or maintenance of cranes with sufficient knowledge of the regulations and standards. The expert Engineers should be in a position to judge the safe condition of the crane and to decide which measures shall be taken in order to ensure further safe operation.
However, when the crane approaches the design constraints ( boundary parameters used for assessment and identified in accordance with ISO 4301 for intended usage ), a special assessment needs to be made to monitor the condition of the crane.
We, at Panacea Engineers carry out basic inspection ( health check up ) as well as condition monitoring of Cranes. With over 75 years of cumulative experience in design and construction of Cranes, we are ideally placed to provide these services to the crane users.
The Health Check up of Cranes include checking of Crane Span, Diagonal, LT & CT Wheel Verticality & Skew, Wear and deformation of wheel flanges, Inspection of Hook, Wire Rope, Gearboxes, Couplings, Drive alignment, Condition of Brake and Brake Drum, Condition of Motors, limit switches, Contactors, Overload Relays, Cables and load bearing structures. The health check up also include checking alignment and level difference of trolley rails for double girder cranes.
Periodic Health Check up of Cranes highlights the shortcomings in the existing system and the need for repair/ replacement of parts. It also helps in planning for spare parts as well as the repairs can be done during planned shutdown rather than attending to breakdowns.