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Tom Eicher Helps You Choose Between a Spreader Beam and a Lifting Beam

Tom Eicher Helps You Choose Between a Spreader Beam and a Lifting Beam

Caldwell's Director of Engineering took some time to explain the differences that exist between a spreader beam and a lifting beam in the latest FAD Equipment Store Newsletter.

 

How do you Choose Between a Spreader Beam and a Lifting Beam?

 

What is the difference between a spreader beam and a lifting beam? And which one best suits your requirements below-the-hook?

These are common questions that we put to Tom Eicher, director of engineering at The Caldwell Group Inc., a manufacturer of a range of below-the-hook lifting solutions for crane, material handling and other applications, including lifting and spreader beams, vacuum attachments, remote releasing hooks, and gantry cranes.

Eicher writes…

Lifting beams are typically designed for a bending moment versus the spreader beam that incorporates top rigging and is designed for a compressive load...

Click here to read the full article and to understand all the differences between these two beams!

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