A&A Versa-Lift and Gantry system laying over a 632 Ton press in York, PA.
One of our Versa-Lifts removing counterweight steel from a Schuler Press in York, PA.
A&A telehandler aligning an historic gate into place at Gwynedd Mercy University in Gwynedd Valley, PA.
Moved the tank inside the facility using two Versa-Lifts and stood the tank up-right to prepare for installation.
Rigging removing of a 350,000# GE LM2500 gas turbine generator (GTG) using hydraulic sliders. Notice the small clearance between the unit and the building.
Rigging removing of a 350,000# GE LM2500 gas turbine generator (GTG) using hydraulic sliders.
Checking the securement of 140,000# cooker after loading onto trailer using four 75 ton capacity gantry posts. Cooker being moved from temporary site-staging area for installation during a weekend outage.
Loading 140,000# cooker on trailer using four 75 ton gantry posts. Cooker being moved from temporary on-site staging area for installation during weekend outage.
140,000# Cooker set up on gantries
5,500# Machining center uncrated, unloaded, and place in location
40,000# Injection blow molding machine unloaded with crane and Versa-Lifts, dollied through plant and placed in location
Removing vessels from pharmaceutical plant through a tight clearance doorway
Crane-loading 200,000# autoclave onto truck. Project required unloading of 170,000# autoclave shell and bringing into building for final assembly and additional components, after which we removed and loaded the now 200,000# unit as shown
One of six (6) columns removed from refinery; the largest at 208’ tall. Four (4) columns were removed and staged for reuse while two (2) were dismantled for salvage
Lowering 14,500# low-headroom lift truck into basement area using a Versa-Lift™ Model 25/35 with boom hoist attachment. Note the Versa-Lift™ is on a cribbed and plated platform level with the floor, enabling the lift to access the opening
From the early years. Relocating an historic Constellation aircraft used as a restaurant for many years. We dismantled and transported to Dover Air Force Base where it was restored for their aircraft museum
Engineered and fabricated lifting lug for removing refinery column. Scope of work included lug design, engineered lift plan and ultrasonic testing of column head and flange for structural competence
Installing 60’ long, 50,000# flotation cell in recycled paper pulp mill. Note the rigging needed to equalize the load on this multi-point lift so that it could be tilted to fit through a roof opening shorter than flotation cell length
Lumber inventory for crating, packaging and skidding including ISPM 15 heat-treated and fumigate lumber for export packaging
Installing kiosk inside retail marina. Note the tire socks placed over the lift truck tires to prevent tires marring marina floor
Printing press line in the staging process of being crated and packaged for international shipment. We built custom skids for each unit, secured units to the skids, double plastic wrapped, and loaded in a container.
170,000# transformer being loaded from ground to railcar using jacks, slider and unified hydraulic system. Scope included railcar tie-downs and later unloading from railcar to ground at destination site
Installing lab-scale wind tunnel equipment into 2nd floor of area technical college
Lowering printing press units through floor opening with limited clearances using anchored beam and manual chain hoists. Press units tilted to fit through opening shorter than press unit length
Removing the tanks from the building through a rear wall penetration with no access road.
Steam Generation module rigged into Pharmaceutical plant through a roof opening shorter than the base dimension. Unit was tilted to fit through opening and leveled with the attached hoists once under roof plane
Removing one of seven (7), 40’ long 42,000# bakery oven sections from upper floor of bakery using two cranes
Using two (2) Versa-Lift™ 60/80 with remote operators to off-load 58,000# distillation column modules from trucks. Operating Versa-Lift™ remotely enables accurate monitoring of load hoisting and clearances
Using 300 ton hydraulic gantry to assemble 550,000# tilting aluminum melt furnace
It’s ‘wash day’. Some of our rolling stock lined up for routine washing and cleaning
Using Versa-Lift™ 40/60 to unload Haas VF-10 large machining center for turnkey installation. Scope included foundations, electrical and mechanical
Removal and replacement of 200,000# rotary kiln. Required plating and cribbing of basement area to jack and slide kiln sideways to remove, and the same process in reverse to install the new rotary kiln
Small manual gantry used to relocate pharmaceutical equipment in plant areas with access limited to personnel doorways
Relocating modular buildings for PA Turnpike Commission. Included loading, transport, unloading and placing in new location
Rigging contents of a container into the 4th floor of a building through a window penetration
Unloading 660 ton capacity press brake frame with a pair of Versa-Lift™ 40/60’s
Machining center packaged for export including ISPM export stamp, shrink wrap, desiccants, shock monitors, etc
Removing jacketed vessel in pharmaceutical plant using 20 ton mini hydraulic gantry posts
Removing 119,000# clamp section of a 1,100 ton Injection Molder using 80,000# Versa-Lift™ and a pair of 75 ton gantry posts on track
A&A designed 35,000# capacity adjustable work platform used to insert and extract equipment through upper floor penetrations. An example of using engineered controls to accomplish work safely and efficiently
Cutting stainless shell support to remove jacketed vessel from a pharmaceutical plant
Lowering 156,000#, 18’ diameter x 25 long Yankee Dryer from Lincoln, ME tissue mill onto shipping cradles set on sliders. After dryer prepared for shipment, sliders were used to transfer the dryer in its shipping cradles onto trailer for shipment
Removing 156,000#, 18’ diameter x 25’ long Yankee Dryer from tissue mill in Lincoln, ME for reinstallation in Canada. Dryer was wrapped in felt and then clad for protection prior to removal
Internal bracing and support of refractory in burner units for removal and transport
Erecting a pharmaceutical distillation column module within near-zero clearance environment using 300 ton hydraulic gantry system