Lifting Systems

 Whether the application is a one-time lift or frequent lifting, Black Rock Engineering’s engineers are able to design safe lifting.

Lifting Systems Specialists

We have experience with:

  • Cranes (up to 1,000,000 kgf or 2,205,000 lbf)
  • Jib cranes, and monorail cranes.
  • Derricks, A-frames, and mobile cranes
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical hoists and winches (friction and drum).
  • Hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical controls
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems (closed or/and opened loop)
  • Ropes and attachments.
  • Stringing accessories
  • Sheaves, and blocks.
  • Rope handling systems and machines
  • Counter weight and balancing systems.
  • Girders and rails design.
  • Transportation systems: cars, and trolleys.
  • Design and selection of power transmission equipment such as: gearboxes, brakes, clutches, anti-friction bearings, hydrodynamic bearings, couplings, backstop, speed variator and transmissions, VFD’s
Maintenance and Analysis

We provide maintenance engineering and/or analysis for lifting equipment, including:

  • Preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Repair and replacement recommendations and design
  • Stress and fatigue analysis for all components listed above (FEA)
  • Vibration and Noise
  • Machine safety
  • Energy