After a year when so much was said about the importance of American manufacturing, understanding the differences between American-made hoists and foreign brands is key.
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Shupper-Brickle interviews a crane engineer about the highlights of his career and his advice for the next generation of engineers.
Is it ever okay to overload your bridge crane? Shupper-Brickle takes a closer look at this dangerous proposition.
Shupper-Brickle uses creativity and ingenuity to meets specs for a hazardous location and outdoor use.
Shupper-Brickle uses investigative mechanics to fix a Coffing EC3 electric chain hoist and uncovers the case for using certified hoist technicians.
A Wire Rope Hoisting Question - What’s Killing My Wire Rope? Shupper-Brickle helps a customer investigate the cause of wire rope failure on their twin hook monorail hoist.
Can bridge cranes be engineered for small spaces? Shupper-Brickle custom engineers bridge cranes to spec -- even if the right size is a tight spot. In this post, we tackle an overhead material handling challenge in bridge crane engineering.
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