Lifting Your Knowledge Level of Cranes and Hoists

Lifting Your Knowledge Level of Cranes and Hoists

Cranes and hoists are everywhere, but do you understand the installation requirements?

Electric cranes and hoists are ubiquitous (see Photos), but the NEC considers them to be “special equipment.” Though Art. 610 says it covers cranes, monorail hoists, hoists, and runways [610.1], it doesn’t define them in 610.2 (nor does Art. 100 define them).

Article 610 provides only one definition (festoon cable). Fortunately, Part II provides enough information about runways that you don’t need a separate definition of those. But nowhere does the NEC define t

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