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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

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

Why Getting The Correct HIAB Crane Parts Is Vital

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Jun 8, 2018 9:37:22 AM

When a breakdown occurs or a regular crane service is due, you want to get your HIAB back into operational service as quickly as possible. Idle machinery is money down the drain. That’s why it’s critically important to ensure that (a) you choose the correct spare parts and (b) they are delivered quickly. Your best option is to select HIAB original parts from an accredited service centre like Truck Loaders who provide FREE overnight delivery.

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Topics: HIAB Cranes

How To Choose A HIAB Repair Company

Posted by ALAN BROWN on Mar 23, 2018 11:05:05 AM

You made a significant investment in acquiring your HIAB equipment. To obtain the optimum return, you want it to be well looked after by a trustworthy repair service whom you trust to do what they say and not cut corners. Safety is a very important consideration and you need the assurance that your repair service also has that as a top priority when servicing and repairing your HIABs.

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Topics: HIAB Cranes

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