Mentor, Ohio December 8, 2014 – Air Technical Industries (ATI) is excited to announce the development of a new Smart Jib Crane. This pedestal mounted crane is 300” tall with a boom span of 288” and capacity of 4,000 lbs. Equipped with 360° powered rotation that starts slow then accelerates the rotation through travel and comes to gradual slow to stop. The wire rope hoist and motorized trolley are equipped with a festooning system and rotation has collector ring so that the smart crane can rotate continuously clock-wise or counter clock-wise without stopping and not reversing to return in the opposite direction to avoid twisting the wire.
The controls are radio remote controlled, no umbilical cord necessary so that the operator has freedom of movement and can stand wherever necessary for safety and comfort or monitoring of the load.
In addition to the soft start, the rotation is equipped with 2 speed control. Slow speed for jogging or precise positioning of the load and fast for running. These parameters are controlled by a programmable Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) and my be modified as desired. The lift action is likewise equipped with slow and fast operational speeds to give the operator better control on raising up the load. The hoist may also be equipped with optional overload prevention device.
The jib-crane capacity is available in 1,000, 2,000, 4,000, 6,000, and 10,000 pounds and span reach and height per the customer’s requirement. It is available with NEMA-4 washdown package and special coatings for outdoor use such as marine environments.
This unit is heavy duty industrial equipment that is welded construction, the I-beam is capped with structural channel for lateral stability. This crane is an ideal tool for on spot lifting, handling and positioning. The crane is energy efficient and quiet for indoor or outdoor operation.
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