Furnace Crane Bridge Girder Repair

The client has furnace cranes that were in operation from 1984 to 2015 at its facility in South America.  This equipment experienced significant chronic fatigue cracking in the crane bridge girder. 

The client retained Liftech to provide engineering services for repairing the fatigue cracks and improving the structural details to help reduce the likelihood of future cracking.

Liftech developed a practical repair design, contributing to a significant improvement to the fatigue life, and provided repair design drawings and procedure.

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