Engineering

When you’re planning heavy lifts, whether it’s a complex one-off job or a regular project which requires some intensive thought, the engineering side of things is at the very heart. No matter how convoluted a task might appear to be, with the right approach to engineering in place it’s far more likely to run smoothly, and therefore be brought to fruition safely, efficiently, within budget and on time.

Should you have any questions or any doubts about your particular project, we can help. We can talk you through what needs to be done, both how and when, and point out any potential pitfalls along the way. To give yourself more of an understanding of what might be needed, we have a number of free, easy to use utilities on our site, designed to help with your project management.

Take a look at the following:

Please note, our calculator pages are designed to give you a rough outline of what you might need, but of course for more complex information including drawings if necessary, feel free to get in touch with any questions.

As always, if you’re not sure of anything relating to the project, our engineering specialists will be happy to clear up any doubts. We have worked hard to establish a reputation for tackling even the toughest jobs for clients in a number of industrial sectors, and we know one of the most important aspects of any project is effective communication from start to finish.

We’re understandably proud of our team of knowledgeable, skilled professionals, and we’re looking forward to working with you on any projects you might have in mind. Please call 01382 457 110 to find out more about what OM Heavy Lift can do for you.

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Telescopic Crane Calculator

Capacity of Crane Required

0
Tonnes
* All calculations are estimates. Please contact us for a final quote

SPMT – Axle Requirement Estimator

Number of axels Required

0
* All calculations are estimates. Please contact us for a final quote

Sling angle & Force Calculator

1. Load case description:

Kg
Kg (F1)

2. Effective distance from slinging point to hook bearing point (C):

mm
mm
mm

3. Actual sling angle from horizontal, accounting for reach to centre (D):

mm
mm
°

4. Individual sling / shackle tension (F2):

Kg (F1)
°
Kg (F2)

5. Minimum recommended sling / shackle capacity:

kg (WLL)
* All calculations are estimates. Please contact us for a final quote

Outrigger Calculator

Area of matting required (m2)


* All calculations are estimates. Please contact us for a final quote

Sail Area Calculator

Tonnes including hook block, lifting accessories, etc.
m2 Aw (see example)
Cw-Value (see example values)
m2
m/s Provided by crane manufacturer
m/s Vmax - metres per second
* All calculations are estimates. Please contact us for a final quote