Using counterfeit parts in your crane can have devastating consequences. In this article we look at six good reasons not to take the risk.
Operating cranes with counterfeit parts can have fatal repercussions, yet many companies are trying to save a few dollars by retrofitting third-party parts of dubious origin, even though the consequences can be devastating — and in the worst instances, fatal.
So, if you’re tempted by one of these cheaper, copy parts, here are six useful reminders of why you should avoid it at all costs:
1. Safety: Producers of counterfeit components often falsely claim that their versions are of the same make and quality as genuine products. While the visual appearance may be close, their parts are unlikely to conform to the original manufacturer’s specifications and quality, or maintain their standards for continuous improvements. As such, they pose a serious threat to the smooth operation of a crane installed with counterfeit products.
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