March 20, 2019

Over the past four years of writing the Kristian Electric blog, we have worked hard to share exciting updates from across our company – expert interviews, crane manufacturing and installation jobs, technological advancements, and new off...

February 14, 2019

Single vs. Double Girder Overhead Bridge Cranes

In the world of overhead bridge cranes, customization is key.  Crane designs have a number of configurations and adaptations available that can make a critical difference in the production a...

February 8, 2019

Miller introduces the newest addition to their MIG gun line-up with the MDX series, with improved operator comfort and superior wire feeding.

The new MDX series of MIG guns from Miller replaces the old outdated guns and consumables, allow...

January 17, 2019

Top Running or Under Running Bridge Crane: What To Choose?

One of the biggest differences between overhead bridge crane systems is configuration:  a bridge crane can be either top running under running.

What’s the difference? It’s simple r...

January 3, 2019

Millers newest multi-process welding machine is a true jack of all trades, giving you the freedom to weld any process including AC/DC TIG, MIG, flux-cored, and stick with one portable, powerful, easy to use machine.

Setup and s...

November 8, 2018

Say goodbye to the old, handwritten, hard-to-read, carbon copy inspection report and welcome a NEW digital inspection app-based platform, for faster, cleaner and more detailed crane inspections for you and your material handling equipmen...

September 18, 2018

The newest innovation in ratchet hoists comes from the cutting-edge designers at Columbus McKinnon.  Their new Tornado ratchet lever hoist not only allows the user to rotate the lever in a 360 degree motion, but is also one of the safest...

The extent of your crane system doesn’t have to end at the tip of your hoist hook.  There are a myriad of accessories, add-ons and attachments that can complement your lifting equipment and make your material handling needs even effortle...

Welding fumes are a complex mixture of metallic oxides, silicates and fluorides that form when a metal is heated above its boiling point and its vapors condense into very fine, airborne particles.   

However, fume origins are no...

April 16, 2018

What is a Load Test and why is it so important?

When it comes to overhead cranes, safety is critical. 

A load test is a literal testing of limits. Pushing a crane beyond it's rated capacity under controlled conditions to expose any flaws...

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