lifting beam

strongback

A frame attached to the back of a concrete form to stiffen or reinforce it.
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To facilitate faster positioning of the generators, both on and off-site, the contractor also requested that all the larger CPSG300 machines were equipped with an optional lifting beam.
To facilitate faster positioning of the generators, both on and off-site, the project contractor also requested that all of the larger CPSG300 machines were equipped with an optional lifting beam.
The single hook unit is designed for operation with a standard cruciform lifting beam.
Other features include a lifting beam combined with a one-tonne overhead crane, easy access via roller shutter doors, full LED lighting, individually controlled roof-mounted radiant heaters and an adjacent loading bay area.
During restoration, which is being funded in part by a Heritage Lottery grant, scaffolding will be erected around the tower, giving experts the opportunity to install a lifting beam in the ringing chamber of the tower to facilitate the lowering and raising of the bells.
Each crane will corner-lift a lifting beam capable of handling ten one-tonne international bulk containers (IBC's) of sugar per movement.
Big-bag handling equipment, with single or twin load hooks for use with standard or more complex cruciform lifting beam designs, can also be supplied.
An offshore lifting beam for wind farm pylons at Dawson's Wharf
It took place when a faulty lifting beam of the aluminium silo, which weighs 12-tonnes, fell on the worker.
Robert Dunroe, 62, from New Ferry, Wirral, was operating the truck at the Cammell Laird shipyard in August 2010 when he was crushed against a lifting beam used on a crane.
The load handler stores and retrieves loads by traveling horizontally along the lifting beam, which moves up and down to the correct storage position.
The trusses are supported off the massive external limestone masonry walls, the north wall supporting the lifting beam.