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Basic knowledge of Lifting Technology

Basic knowledge of Lifting Technology


 Course content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to the basic technology of wire rope hoists
  • Functional groups: brake, motor, gearbox, drum, hoist rope, bottom block
  • Safety features such as overload protection, limit switches, emergency brake
  • Structure of Demag P, DH, and DR hoists
  • Introduction to the basic technology of chain hoists
  • Functional groups: brake, motor, gearbox, lifting chain
  • Safety features such as slip clutch and limit switches
  • Structure of Demag PK, DK, and DC chain hoists
    DEMAG DMR serie

Target audience

This course is aimed at mechanics with some experience in crane maintenance.

Duration of the course

  • 1 entire day theory and presentation on the above topics
  • Conclusion with Examination (in a playful group format)

Training material

Each participant will receive a handout of the course attended as well as a certificate of participation

Location of the course

We would like to invite your employees to follow the course at Elmec (Belfeld, the Netherlands). We have a training center and a large collection of different types of drives and other training materials. Our workshop is ideally suited for such training. Of course it is also possible to organize the training at your location.

If you decide to have the course carried out at your location, we ask for the following conditions:

  • Presentation room with access to beamer
  • Location in the workshop where there is access to an electric chain hoist
  • Possibility to inspect and take a closer look at a KBK system at your location
  • Cherry picker
  • For teaching we charge a surcharge which depends on travel time and distance

Group size

The minimum number of participants is: 8.

The aim is to have one group of participants no larger than 12 people.


Jeroen Triest portret contactgegevens

Jeroen Triest

Health and safety coordinator,
For H&S and service training.

+31 (0)77-373 56 60


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