Overhead Cranes

Title: Crane to crane collision detection in Tennessee auto parts manufacturer

Description: Crane Sentry is used for crane to crane and crane to wall collision monitoring, in addition to zone control. In this application, the end user need a system to keep operators from bringing cranes on the same runway too close together.

Title: Monitor overhead crane position and load in a multi bay shared column configuration

Description:  A special model of our Crane Sentry has been installed to maintain safe distance between groups of cranes on parallel bays with shared columns. Both the position of the bridge and load on the crane are taken into consideration.

Title: Manage permitted travel areas of overhead cranes in a metal stamping facility

Description: Crane Sentry can be use used to control the position of a hoist on an overhead crane in a metal stamping facility to keep operators from lifting dies and coils in an unsafe manner over areas where personnel or machinery co-exist.

Title:  Hoist Side Pull Detection for Overhead Crane Safety

Description: Side Pulling in industrial applications has inherent risks. It can cause damage to the hoist, injury to personnel, and/or damage to nearby equipment. Laser-View Technologies offers 3 models as complete retro-fit kits and for use on new equipment.

Title: No-Fly Zone Overhead Crane Protection At GM Manufacturing

Description: Laser-View Technologies created the Crane Sentry® Zone Manager product line based on a special request by Konecranes 5 years ago at General Motor’s Springhill, TN facility. This product’s humble beginnings now is a polished and highly functional product hailed as a solution to challenging restricted no-fly zone needs.

Dimetix laser distance sensors, manufactured by Dimetix AG, are rugged, accurate, and cost effective. Dimetix laser sensors are also well suited for overhead cranes to provide position feedback.

Crane Sentry products are manufactured and marketed by Laser-View Technologies for crane collision detection, zone control, and positioning applications. Typical usages for the Crane Sentry are to detect bridge to wall and bridge to bridge collisions, define restricted zones, and for positioning.