CARL system installed on EZ Lifter gantry

18 April 2008

Riggers Manufacturing Company has installed the first Computer Assisted Remote Lifting (CARL) system on two EZ Lifter gantries owned by Belding Walbridge, a heavy lifting and rigging company headquartered in Chicago.

Belding Walbridge used its EZ Lifters with the new CARL system to install a large stamping press in Chicago.

Designed to assist the operator with safe and efficient gantry operations, the CARL system includes radio or portable remote operation of all functions, which gives the operator freedom to observe the lift from the most advantageous location. Important operator information such as height, weight of load and distance traveled, as well as a long list of warnings, are displayed on the remote controls. Automatic synchronization of lift keeps the two (or four) gantry legs at the same height at all times from a starting point.

The CARL system also maintains a log of operation for post-lift analysis, and has a direct wireless link to Riggers technical staff for troubleshooting.

Belding Walbridge also has operations in Detroit, MI, Kokomo, IN and Georgetown, KY. Riggers Manufacturing is based in Dixon, IL.

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