Engineering & Manufacturing

We can design and manufacture cranes and materials handling systems particular to your needs. However, we’re not just about cranes! See us for a competitive quote on having us manufacture your parts – whatever it is!

Our fabrication & machine shop is well equipped to handle jobs of all types and sizes. We specialize in both CNC and conventional machining and our engineering department can help with CNC ready 3D model generation of your parts.

Engineering Design

Aside from specialising in crane and materials handling design, Crane Aid’s degree qualified engineers can help you with mechanical and structural design for all manner of industrial machines and equipment. We employ the latest software in solid modeling and Finite Element analysis.

Rundown of our workshop’s main equipment

Puma 240LC CNC lathe
MAX. TURNING DIA. (mm): 320
MAX. TURNING LENGTH (mm): 648
CHUCK SIZE (mm): 255
MAX. BAR CAPACITY (mm): 76
BAR FEEDER CAPABILITES (mm): 76

Puma240LC

Puma 280LM CNC lathe
MAX. TURNING DIA. (mm): 410
MAX. TURNING LENGTH (mm): 1030
CHUCK SIZE (mm): 305
MAX. BAR CAPACITY (mm): 76
LIVE TOOL CAPABILITES

PUMA-280-LM

Puma 480 XLM – Heavy Duty Turning Center
MAX. TURNING DIA. (mm): 650
MAX. TURNING LENGTH (mm): 3065
CHUCK SIZE (mm): 600
MAX. BAR CAPACITY (mm): 165
ROTARTY/LIVE TOOL CAPABILITES

PUMA-480-XLM

HC400 – Horizontal Machining Center
MAX TRAVEL (X/Y/Z)(mm): 600/560/565
2 PALLET
PALLET INDEX DEGEE: 1 DEGREE

HC-400

Fadal Verticle Machining Center

MAX TRAVEL (X/Y/Z)(mm): 1010/505/350

Gear Cutting and Broaching

Crane Aid has just added 2 new machines to its machine shop capabilities.
We are now stocking a wide range of standard off the shelf pinion gears to suit crane and wide range of industrial applications. In addition to our pinion gears we also stock an extensive range of both single flange and double flange wheels we offer to the mining, marine, defence, and materials handling industries.

Conventional Machinery

Scharmann FB500 horizontal borer.
Huron 6m bed mill Smaller slotting.
Cylindrical and horizontal grinding.
Omada Band Saw
Various lathes.
Large Radial arm drill, presses, metalworker, welding plants etc
Butler Large slotting machine.

We deliver crane parts to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, HobartBrisbane and in other regions throughout Australia. We’re also one of Australia’s most reputable crane servicing companies.