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Load Cell Lift System Weighs Stacked Drilling Pipe

Load cell lift system for weighing pipes eliminate risks of overloading crane. 

The Challenge

A developer of heavyweight drill pipe were using an overhead crane to feed pipe into a heat treatment oven, but were facing problems overloading the crane.  They needed a solution to weigh accumulated stack of pipe before using the crane and contacted Autoquip for a solution.

The Autoquip Solution

Autoquip’s engineers designed a load cell lift system consisting of 3 Super Titan Scissor Lifts with scales positioned under each base frame.  Pipes are rolled onto lift 1 and 2, or all 3 subject to size requirements.  Load cells provide a digital read out of the combined weight.

Specifications for each lift:

Model: 60KK24

Capacity:  44,000 lbs.

Platform:  52”W X 94”L Smooth Steel

Travel:  60”

Controls:  Push-Button with selector switch for lift 1 and 2, or all 3.

Order #129525, Part #9SPI-32051-1

Solution Benefits

The load cell lift system will help the customer eliminate risks of overloading the crane and enables them to gradually stack the pipe for treatment preparation.

Published: 12/09/2015
Customer: Dealer: ESS Group
Tags: Custom Scissor Lift Tables , Super Titan , High Capacity Lifts , Energy / Oil , Custom Lifts

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