Category: Other Structures Projects

McLean High-Reach Floating Crane Feasibility Study

McLean Contracting Company needed a high-reach floating crane to install offshore power line supports in Baltimore.  The highest lift was 400 feet above water.  Liftech evaluated the feasibility of retrofitting their 400T Baltimore floating crane with a long jib to perform the lifts. Liftech developed the design criteria, assisted with developing a conceptual jib erection scheme, reviewed crane system strength…

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Price Systems Log Boom Crane

Liftech provided structural analysis and design for various rotating log boom cranes. The latest was for a 170-foot, 45-ton crane in Valliant, Oklahoma. Liftech also designed and prepared drawings for cranes with radii of 125 feet and 155 feet and capacities ranging from 25 tons to 60 tons. The grapples are either at a fixed radius or mounted on a moving trolley.

Baffle/Burner Support Structure

Liftech designed many baffle and burner support structures for Coen. The baffles and burners are located in power plant ducts. Often the baffles are designed as structural members that can support themselves and carry the loads of the burners.

Ro-Ro Ramp Design, Matson Navigation, Oakland and Hawaii

Matson retained Liftech to design roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) ramps suitable for transporting automobiles and light trucks onto and off ships. Liftech provided analysis, design, and fabrication audit of the ramps, which were fabricated in China. We designed the primary structure, the articulation, structures to support the wheeled dollies, and collaborated with naval architects to design the ship interface structure. The ramps latch…

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