HOISTING MOTOR BRAKE CHANGE IN SPAIN, ALGECIRAS

Alatas’ ServiceField Service    
Location  EMEA/SPAIN / ALGECIRAS
EquipmentDeck Crane  
Model    LIEBHERR CBW 45  

Intro

Alatas Turkey technicians came to the ship to change the brakes on the hoisting motor. The lifting drum and wire of the number 1 crane were first secured. The hydraulic motor was then lifted from the bolts as the crane was disassembled.

BACKGROUND

Alatas Turkey specialists traveled to Algeciras, Spain, in response to a client request for a hoisting motor brake change.

ALATAS’ SOLUTION

 The technicians from Alatas TR secured the number 1 crane’s hoisting drum and wire. They performed the tests and disassemblies. The replacement seal was then installed, and the surfaces of the hydraulic motor and gearbox were cleaned.

JOB SCOPE

  • Alatas Turkey technicians traveled to Spain and attended to the vessel.
  • Firstly they secured the number 1 crane hoisting drum and wire. The technicians then took apart the number 1 crane, removing the bolts holding the hydraulic motor in place, but they left the hose connections intact.
  • In order to check for an oil leak, the crane was started and the hydraulic motor was given various movements. However, no oil leak was found.
  • Then they decided to remove the old seal inside of the hydraulic motor and replaced it with a new one.
  • After replacing the new seal, the crane was started again, and oil leaks were checked.
  • No oil leak was detected.
  • The hydraulic motor’s old o-rings from the inside and outside were reused.
  • Finally, the experts cleaned the gearbox and hydraulic motor’s exterior surfaces. The hydraulic lifting motor was put in place.
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