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Custom Four Post Jet Engine Lift for Aerospace Industry

Solution:210
Industry:Aerospace & Defence Material Handling Equipment
Model:Custom Four Post Jet Engine Lift for Aerospace Industry
Type:Other
Actuation:Mechanical
Dimensions:384" × 264" × 190"
Travel:180"
Capacity:32,000 lbs

Overview

Handling Specialty was approached by a returning aerospace client to custom engineer, manufacture and install a jet engine dress bay lifting system for their jet engine test facility. The lift is used to lift and hold brand new 32,000 lb jet engines in preparation for being tested in a cold temperature facility.

The lifting system consists of the following components:

  • Screw columns.
  • Column tie trusses.
  • Main lifting carriages.
  • Bridge crane frame with east/west traverse movement (+/- 4” of movement).
  • Engine carriage frame with north/south traverse movement (+/- 4” of movement).
  • Engine hoist frame with bench pin assemblies and vertical compliance (36” travel).
  • Cable retention system.

Features

Actuation:
Bridge crane frame with east/west traverse movement – hydraulic.
Engine Carriage Frame with north/south traverse movement (+/- 4” of movement) – hydraulic.
Engine Hoist Frame with Bench Pin Assemblies and Vertical Compliance (36” travel).

Capacity:
Dynamic 32,000 lbs (split 60/40 end to end).
Static 42,000 lbs.

Travel:
Vertical 193”.
Side Shift +/- 4” (east/west and north/south).
Engine hoist 36”.

Travel Rate:
Main Lift: Nominal speed: 16 in/min (fully loaded: 32,000 lbs).
High Speed: 30 in/min (unloaded).
Creep Speed: 3 in/min (fully loaded: 32,000 lbs).
Engine Hoist: 36 in/min.

Operator utilities (installed on lift):
Two (2) personnel cooling fans.
Two (2) air hose reels.
Four (4) jet light reels.
Ten (10) duplex electrical outlets (120VAC, 20 amp).

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“We build big things to help our customers build big things.”

Handling Specialty’s reputation is one of a competent problem-solver because we have built a reputation on providing unique, custom-engineered material handling or industrial automation solutions that stand the test of time
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Call us

905.945.9661

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info@handling.com

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Office location

219 South Service Road West,

Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y6

© 2023 All rights reserved. Handling Specialty