Liftech provides structural design and review of heavy lift procedures including criteria; lift systems, such as jacking systems and cranes; and various hardware. Projects include nuclear power plants, offshore platforms, blimp hangar repairs, and others.
Our expertise also includes structural design and review of large land-based and floating cranes. We have helped design and review cranes of capacity up to 12,000 t. Examples include assistance with the 1,700 t floating crane that erected the major components of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge self-anchored suspension span and the Bigge AFRD land-based ringer cranes. We have worked on several other specialized, confidential crane systems that have major impacts in their marketplace.
Moving Heavy Objects
We have designed systems for moving dockside cranes and other objects. We are familiar with and design schemes that incorporate dollies and heavy haul trailers, air or Teflon pad skid systems, and Hilman rollers. We design crane move systems that lift and move cranes with little out-of-service time for the crane.
Liftech offers consulting services to contractors specializing in heavy rigging and iron work. We help with modifying cranes, repairing damaged cranes, skidding or rolling heavy objects, securing large structures for sea transportation, and designing lifting and erection schemes.
We provide engineering for designing erection schemes for lifting and jacking heavy structures. We are familiar with and design schemes that incorporate rigging tackle and equipment including strand jacks, can jacks, cranes, lifting brackets, slings, wire rope, strand, reeving, jacks, etc.