In July this year, 19 Technicians from Benin Terminal, Bollore completed 2 weeks of Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane (RTG) training. The training which was conducted in French, covered RTG Maintenance and Troubleshooting.
In the first Technical Training for RTGs course, fundamental knowledge about Konecranes RTGs was covered. This training is designed for electricians and mechanics involved in work or maintenance work on mechanical or electrical components of a Konecranes product. Trainees learnt about the general set-up of their crane and become familiar with the product documentation.
In order to perform the daily maintenance checks and fault diagnosis, trainees were introduced to the fundamentals of the electrics of Konecranes RTGs. Trainees received instructions on the functions and settings of drive units and assemblies, such as the hoists and travel gear units, as well as the brakes and steering.
In the second part of the technical training, the trainees are taught knowledge relevant to the correction of faults on Konecranes RTGs. After fundamental explanations of the way the control system, consisting of hardware and software components is made up, key aspects of the bus systems are examined in detail.
This part of the training was designed for electricians involved in more complex maintenance work or tougher troubleshooting.
Well done to all Technicians for completing the training!