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Advanced Rigging

Advanced Rigging

Designed to provide participants with a basic level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection, proper rigging procedures, and load control using typical rigging techniques through problem solving workshops.

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Lesson 1: Load Weight Estimation

Topics:

Square Tubing; Portable Water Tank; Tank & Stand; Fir Timbers; Steel Cask; Half Circle of Steel; Motor & Gear Box

Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the weight of common industrial loads.

Lesson 2: Center of Gravity

Topics:

Pre-cast Bridge Column; Center of Gravity; C-Pipe; Find CG by Test Lift

Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the center of gravity of common industrial loads.

Lesson 3: Sling Tension

Topics:

Girder; Motor & Pump; Adjustable 2-Leg Chain Sling; Offset CG - Steel Shaft; Three-Point Skid

Objectives:

– Successfully estimate the sling tension of common industrial loads.

Lesson 4: Load Distribution

Topics:

Load Transfer with Trolley Beam; Two Crane Rodeo Exercise; Two Hook Pick; Two Bridge Cranes, Four Hooks

Objectives:

– Determine load distribution on various lifting systems.

Lesson 5: Chain Fall & Load Drifting

Topics:

Drifting Cautions; Load Drifting; Ugly Load Drifting

Objectives:

– Successfully determine tensions to chain falls and come-a-longs.
– Understand the theory behind successful drifting operations.

Lesson 6: Load Uprighting & Load Turning

Topics:

Introduction; Load Uprighting Exercise; Load Turning

Objectives:

– Plan a controlled load turn.
– Determine weight transfer.
– Understand the theory behind load uprighting and turning.

Lesson 7: Levers, Jacking & Rolling

Topics:

Big Lever, Jacking Exercise; Industrial Rollers - 4 Point; Industrial Rollers - 3 Point; Blocking

Objectives:

– Determine load to winches, jacks, rollers, and floors during special load handling activities.
– Understand the theory required to successfully move loads horizontally.

Lesson 8: Winches & Blocks

Topics:

Coefficient of Friction; Multiple Part Lines; Winch & Blocks for Rolling; Incline Plane-Pulling Uphill

Objectives:

– Determine the load to rigging blocks.
– Understand the mechanical advantage necessary to move a load vertically or horizontally.

Lesson 9: Off-Level Pick Points

Topics:

I-Beam Exercise; Dump Box 

Objectives:

– Calculate sling tensions for off-level pick points.

 

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