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4 Benefits Of Reading A HIAB Crane Service Manual

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Jan 17, 2019 5:12:41 PM

When we get a new phone, tablet or cooker even, we tend to read through the manual to better understand which buttons or knobs do what and how the item operates in general. Yet that is not always the case for a very important piece of equipment – the HIAB. Very often, new operators are trained on the job by more experienced hands, and perhaps handed a copy of the operator’s manual if one is still available. All too often, that’s the extent of familiarisation. There is so much more to be gained by taking the time to read through and study the service manual as well as the operator’s manual.

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Topics: Crane Maintenance, HIAB Cranes, HIAB Spare Parts

What To Expect When Your HIAB Crane Is Serviced

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Dec 20, 2018 1:52:44 PM

Many establishments offer HIAB crane servicing. Assuming that you are engaging a reputable HIAB accredited service centre then your expectations are governed by HIAB’s own exceptionally high standards for servicing HIAB machinery. Service engineers will have been through HIAB’s training program and taught how to approach each service in a thorough and professional manner.

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Topics: HIAB Cranes

HIAB Crane Tip Control (CTC) & What It Means For You

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Nov 28, 2018 10:17:00 AM

HIAB are constantly innovating to improve the value-add that owners can extract from their equipment. Crane tip control takes the science of control sensitivity to a whole new level without removing any existing functionality from the operator.

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Topics: HIAB Cranes

Why HIAB MULTILIFT Hooklift Uploaders Are The Best In Their Class

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Nov 23, 2018 10:15:15 AM

Running a demountables operation successfully requires top notch specialist equipment. Your hooklift system should demonstrate some qualities that set it apart as being both value for money and efficient to operate. 

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Topics: HIAB Cranes

What is HIAB HiConnect?

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Sep 20, 2018 1:45:00 PM

Everything seems to be going online these days and now your HIAB equipment can be connected to the Internet to feed back a great deal of data about what is happening in real life. Metrics such as location, utilisation, sensor status and so on provide an extremely useful and accurate picture of both usage and mechanical condition.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts, HIAB Cranes

What ALLMI Means For HIAB Users

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Sep 13, 2018 2:43:00 PM


The home page of our website carries a statement to the effect that every one of our engineers has been certified by ALLMI after being factory trained by HIAB. But what exactly does “certified by ALLMI” mean, and just as importantly, what does it mean for you as a HIAB user availing of the our services?

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Topics: HIAB Cranes, HIAB Spare Parts, Crane Maintenance

HIAB Remote Control Skip Loaders

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Aug 22, 2018 9:14:55 AM

The MULTILIFT Futura skip loader brings traditional HIAB engineering excellence and functionality to the world of skips and skip loading.

You can see more detail and watch the video here on the HIAB website.
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Topics: HIAB Cranes

HIAB Service & Repair From Chesterfield To Skegness

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Aug 8, 2018 11:44:02 AM

Truck Loaders are delighted to announce that after discussions with Hiab UK their coverage has been extended. We already provide authorised HIAB service and repairs in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. Now HIAB operators in Postcode locations PE21 Boston to PE25 Skegness inclusive and S40 Chesterfield to S45 Worksop inclusive can benefit from services by Truck Loaders Ltd.

We can also supply, install, service and repair a wide range of new and used lorry loaders and multilift vehicles, and customise them to your specification.

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Topics: HIAB Spare Parts

Hiab X-DUO 148B-2 Crane Supply & Fit Project

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Jul 31, 2018 10:08:25 AM

We have completed another HIAB supply and fit project. This was for MAP Building & Civil Engineering Supplies for a brand new wagon and drag combination. The X-DUO 148B-2 Crane supplied came with the high seat option and manual joystick controls – a perfect choice for a wagon & drag operation.

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How To Diagnose HIAB Error Codes

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Jun 15, 2018 11:29:36 AM

Your HIAB has its own inbuilt sophisticated monitoring system of sensors and controller chips that constantly checks the vital signs and can warn you when something is wrong. When a fault is diagnosed it flashes up a coded message on the control panel. Knowing how to interpret these codes is a key factor in understanding what they mean when they occur and then setting about fixing the cause of the problem if possible.

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Topics: HIAB Cranes

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