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SPECIFYING CRANE BUILDINGSSPECIFYING CRANE BUILDINGSINTRODUCTIONTwo out of every five metal building systems are constructed for manufacturing facilities where cranes are frequently needed for material handling. A building crane is a complex structural system that consists of the actual crane with trolley and hoist, crane rails with their fastenings, crane runway beams, structural supports, stops, and bumpers. A motorized crane would also include electrical and mechanical components that are not discussed here. Our discussion is further limited to interior building cranes.…
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