Modernizations & Upgrades

Why modernize your cranes?

  • Meet new regulatory and/or production requirements
  • Increase capacity with structural modifications
  • Improve load control and increase production with control and electrical upgrades
  • Extend the life of your crane with service-life extension upgrades

Are Your Cranes Fit for the Future?

Count on CraneTech to improve the productivity and safety of your crane equipment with a modernization or upgrade project. Our operations team has vast experience in modernizing existing cranes and hoists and can give you advice on upgrade or replacement options. Whether you need a hoist system rebuild, a new overhead crane remote control system or increased capacity, CraneTech is reliable and ready to assist..


Common Projects

  • Control replacement — replace single-speed or wound rotor control with state-of-the-art Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) controls for smooth acceleration and reduced brake wear.
  • Pendant to radio control — to free up the operator to perform rigging tasks
  • Traveling pendant — to keep the operator a safe distance from the moving load
  • Hoist Rebuilds — complete rebuild of hoist gearbox in larger older hoists is economical to bing them back to “like new” operation
  • Replacement hoist on existing bridge crane or monorail
  • Cab to pendant or radio — to remove workers from the cab
  • Capacity upgrades — for engineered increases in capability

The CraneTech Difference

Experience all the advantages and peace of mind that comes with modernizing your equipment. We believe in spending our customer’s money as if it were our own. Our approach will give you peace of mind and confidence that our recommendation is based on what’s best for your operation.

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