Designed to impart experience-based techniques and repair
criteria for cranes, runways and associated components to newer entrants to the
crane community, the AIST Overhead Crane Maintenance, Inspection &
Repair Handbook contains best practices to improve your crane safety and
reliability while minimizing downtime and expense.
The 2018 edition of AIST Specification for Electrical Overhead Traveling Cranes for
Steel Mill Service (Technical Report No. 6) is the 10th revision since the
first AISEE General Crane Specification was published in 1910. Authored by
crane owners, engineers, manufacturers and equipment suppliers, the
consensus-derived technical report outlines experience-proven best practices,
maintenance friendly designs, and flexible and practical options for crane
applications in the steel mill and related facilities. Since its most recent
update in 2005, TR-06 has gained wider acceptance in environments that demand
overhead cranes operate in difficult conditions, including contributors and
users from not just the steel industry, but also aluminum, shipping, and the military,
The 2018 Directory - Iron and Steel Plants, available with a searchable USB, is the "black book" known industry-wide for its comprehensive details on North American steel producers and suppliers from around the world. The Directory includes information on capacities, products and equipment for more than 1,500 companies and 15,000 key personnel, with easy-to-use geographical indexing. The newly updated facility tables are now organized by facility type, allowing users to locate plant information quickly and efficiently. A listing of associations and technical societies is also included.
Vladimir Ginzburg and Naum Kaplan
The fourth edition of the Lubrication Engineers Manual provides updated editorial content to include recent and changed technologies and procedures in a reference manual and practical handbook for steel industry lubrication theory and practice. The updated handbook covers topics such as fundamental concepts, additives, bearing and seal technology, lubrication systems, plant lubrication programs, used oil, testing performance methods, gears (including new color photographs), and an additional section on filtration.