Growing our portfolio on Major Load Tests successfully performed

FB Crane Builders and Repairs, continue to grow its portfolio on Major Load Tests, successfully performed.

Although load testing plays a vital role in the overall performance of overhead lifting machinery, many businesses are often unclear or unfamiliar with the specified requirements and standards set out by the South African National Standards.

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ALL NEW: The Stacker Crane

Saves floor space. Enhances store efficiency.

A simple system to fit in the given space and budget.

Whether a warehouse or a manufacturing facility, for storage of material, optimum utilisation of space by volume rather than floor area is critical.

This has been traditionally achieved by Forklifts, either battery or diesel operated, operating in conjunction with an appropriately designed racking system. This method has several disadvantages and imposes limitations on efficient use of space. Read more “ALL NEW: The Stacker Crane”

On Promotion: The Jib Crane

The right crane, for the right job – at the right price!

FB Cranes Designs and manufactures Jib Cranes that can support loads of up to 500 kg. These cranes can be used in confined spaces and either an electric chain hoist or manual chain block can be connected enabling all types of loads to be lifted and transported quickly, easily and efficiently.


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The transformation of FB Cranes

FB Cranes was started by Frans Best in 1992. It started with just servicing Cranes and Lifting equipment. Now in 2016, they have a separate Service Division, a Project Division and Lifting equipment Division. One of the exciting new developments is their proactive approach to servicing and maintenance of cranes and lifting equipment.

The Service Division – function is to service customers by performing Inspections, Repairs and Load Testing of Lifting Machinery and Equipment. This division is geared to offer 24 hour breakdown service and creates service level agreements with our clients to make safety and reliability is a priority. The facts that they have their own LMI’s and they are a registered LME allows them to certify their load tests.

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