Crane Motor Repair
Crane operations are an important facet of many commercial businesses and industrial facilities. But if there’s a problem with your crane motor or hoist mechanism, you simply may not be able to get your heavy loads where they need to go. Thankfully, AES has a complete machine shop for repairing crane motors and hoist assemblies. We can get your crane lifting and lowering again!
Connect with one of our friendly experts today, & let’s get the conversation started! AES is here to help!
Now to get started with our simple, proven AES Repair Process
Once we have received your item for repair, we will receive the item in our system.1
Our quoting specialists will evaluate your item and determine the parts and labor necessary to complete the repair.2
Following your approval, we will get to work on your repair. One of our repair technicians will troubleshoot the problem(s) with the item.3
To ensure the highest level of quality throughout the repair process, we comply with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 13485:2016 standards, and an ESD program.4
Once the repair is complete, we safely package your item and prepare the item for delivery or shipment.5
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What’s a Crane System, and How Does It Work?
Sometimes people use the terms “hoist” and “crane” interchangeably, but they’re technically not the same thing. Both hoists and cranes can lift and move heavy loads, but there are some key differences in terms of design and functionality. Whereas a hoist can move heavy things up and down, a crane can do more than just lift; cranes can be designed to move in two or even three dimensions. An overhead crane, for example, is typically suspended from a beam or mobile boom; other types of overhead cranes are designed to move along a fixed rail. The hoist does the heavy lifting, while the crane has the ability to move the hoist around to wherever it’s needed.
The specific type of crane you have will determine what its mounted hoist is able to do for you. In industrial settings, some of the most popular overhead crane applications include the top running crane, the under running crane, the gantry crane, and the monorail crane. The hoists on these cranes can also be powered by a number of sources, including electric, pneumatic, and manual.
What Can Lead to Crane System Failures?
A crane is essentially a combination of simple machines which are combined to create a mechanical advantage for moving loads, a crane is also a connected system of many moving parts. Because this is true, there are also several common areas where problems can occur. Here are some of the issues we typically see with cranes and crane motors we repair at AES:
One of the most common issues with cranes is damage to the wire rope or cabling. These metal wires can be overloaded or become fatigued, corroded, crimped, or deteriorated over time, especially in extreme environments. The same is true for crane hooks and other hardware, as well.
Other worn components
Some crane components require regular maintenance. If this is ignored, then excessive wear can occur, even resulting in a crane failure. Special attention should be paid to gearboxes, brakes, bearings, and hoist mechanisms, including regular lubrication. If you hear any unusual noises, see any wheels or moving parts which don’t seem to be engaging properly, or notice your crane motor to be struggling, straining, or seeming to have to work harder than it should, stop operations immediately and give the AES team a call at (866) 386-1001.
Electric motor or electrical fault issues
One of the most common electrical system issues is having contacts which become “stuck” or welded. When this happens, it’s hard to get your motor to start – or stop. Electric components can also fail as a result of contaminant infiltration, corrosion, or overheating. And sometimes, your crane motor itself can just get to the point – even through normal use – where it simply needs to be rewound in order to continue functioning properly. At AES, our team is an expert at rewinding all sorts of electric motors, servos, and drives, including crane motors.
Proven Crane Motor Repair Process with AES
Got a crane motor or crane system in need of adjustment, repair, or even rebuilding? The AES team can take care of that for you; our machine and motor technicians are specifically trained & equipped for servicing, rewinding, and restoring crane motors and crane systems of every brand and type.
Send It to AES
Pack your damaged crane motor and any related components with foam, bubble wrap, or appropriate protective material, and send it on to us! Got a large crane which requires its own shipping container? We can handle that, too. And if you’ve noticed any specific issues or problems with your equipment, be sure to describe those to us in as much detail as possible. But if all you know is that your crane isn’t working right, just send it on anyway. Our team can troubleshoot it for you, and provide whatever service solution is needed!
Ship your equipment to AES at 101 Technology Lane, Mount Airy, NC 27030, with your name, company name, phone number, email, mailing address, and any other relevant contact information. We can take it from there, and we can get the ball rolling on restoring your crane back to its intended state.
Equipment Check-in, Troubleshooting, & Repair Quote
Once your crane motor and equipment comes to us, we’ll check it in and assign it a unique tracking ID. We’ll then proceed right to our troubleshooting and evaluation, and will thoroughly check out all aspects of your crane & hoist system. Once we’re finished with that, we’ll generate a complete repair quote describing exactly what we’ll need to do to get your equipment working as good as new again.
Your individually-assigned Customer Service Representative will connect with you personally; at AES, we’re firm believers that the personal, individual touch is best. We’ll let you know what we discover after analyzing your equipment, including any repair or component replacements we recommend, along with our service quote.
Let’s Fix That Crane!
Once you approve our service quote, we’ll get your crane on our team’s repair schedule! We follow a very thorough process in terms of crane breakdown, repair, motor rewinding, and restoration services. Once everything is repaired and put back together, we’ll conduct full-load testing on your crane to make sure everything is working the way it should. Once everything is finished, we’ll carefully package your items for a safe return, and then we’ll promptly ship your equipment back to you.
Why You Should Entrust AES with Your Crane Repair & Rebuilding Services
A crane motor and system can be a very expensive thing to replace for your business. But the beauty of partnering with AES is that we offer you a better, more affordable repair solution! In fact, our crane repair and motor rewinding solutions are often more effective than replacement!
Quality Repair Service
At AES, quality is our cornerstone for service. We’re committed to providing you with the best possible quality of repairs and restoration for any and all equipment you decide to send our way. We’ve successfully repaired cranes and crane motors for all sorts of industrial applications, and we can take care of your industrial equipment service needs, too.
Obviously, you’d love to have your crane fixed RIGHT NOW. But breaking down a crane motor, servicing it, rewinding it, and restoring it will take a certain amount of time and attention. But never fear – our trained & skilled team is well-equipped to get it done for you fast, too! Our standard turnaround time is 8-10 business days for most projects, but you can also opt to place a RUSH on your order if that’s what your specific turnaround timetable dictates.
Experienced, Trained Repair Technicians
Electric crane motor repair and crane restoration isn’t something we just do on the side. In fact, AES has a dedicated motor and machine service team that focuses exclusively on servicing equipment like this! We possess decades of collective service experience, so it’s fair to say that we know what we’re doing. But we don’t just rely upon our experience; we also offer regular, ongoing training opportunities for our team, so we’ll always be in the best position to serve your needs, both now and in the future.
An Effective Solution That’s Also Cost-Effective
Repair and service solutions done right are almost always a preferred solution when it comes to industrial equipment like cranes and crane motors. We can service your crane equipment for LESS, and we can even restore it to like-new (or better-than-new) condition! Our clients appreciate how AES comes alongside to meet their industrial equipment service needs, while also saving them significant time, money, and needless frustrations.
Industry’s Best Warranty!
Don’t miss this point about AES, either. Every repair provider will promise to do good work for you, but not all providers really stand behind all the promises they make. At AES, we’re truly confident in the quality of our work, which is why we back it with a 24-Month Limited Warranty for ALL REPAIRS! If a problem should arise within that time frame, which is deemed to be a repair workmanship issue, we’ll provide a follow-up repair service for you at NO additional charge! Now, that’s a repair service you can really trust!
Connect with AES for Your Crane Repair & Restoration
Ready to get your crane back online, so you can get all your heavy loads exactly where they need to be? We can meet that need for you, and more; AES has you covered! Reach out today at (866) 386-1001, and let us provide you with a perfect repair solution! We’re standing by to help!