Cranes

LiftWerx offers a wide variety of up-tower cranes, which can be utilized for any type of major corrective repair. Lifting payloads can range from 800kg to 75,000 kg.

LiftWerx, as part of the Meemaken Group, has an experienced and motivated team of engineers who are focused on developing the latest technology in up-tower lifting solutions. We are continuously innovating to make O&M repairs more efficient in the future. If you require an up-tower crane which is beyond the scope of the devices listed on this page, please contact us. We would be pleased to develop a crane or lifting device which is perfectly-suited to your specific application.

8 different devices

GroundHook™
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 5MW range, onshore

Blade Exchanges, Main Shaft Exchanges, Pitch Bearing Exchanges

Assembly of larger up-tower crane systems

250 tonnes

777 t-m or 1,350 t-m

9 m/s

9 m/s

96 metres or 103 metres

-20C to +45C

108 metres or 132 metres

Varies based on reeving

400kW or 505kW Liebherr Diesel Engine

Heli-Hook™
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 5MW range, onshore or offshore

IMS shafts, Gearbox Housings

Roof removal, up-tower gearbox repairs

3 tonnes

12 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

6 metres

-25C to +45C

140 metres

10 metres / minute

Turbine backfeed circuits

GenHook™ LT
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 5MW range, onshore or offshore

Generator, Blade

Up-Tower Gearbox Repairs such as Helical Module or Planetary Module Lifts

10 tonnes

30 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

5 metres

-25C to +45C

160 metres

8 metres / minute

Turbine backfeed circuits

TeleHook™
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 5MW range, onshore or offshore

Yaw Drives, Roof Panels

Assembly of Larger Up-Tower Crane Systems

1 tonne

2.9 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

4.4 metres

-25C to +45C

100 metres

16 metres / minute

Turbine backfeed circuits

Liftra LT1000
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 2.5MW range, onshore only

Gearbox & Generator

Up-tower gearbox repairs, such as helical module exchanges

24 tonnes

100 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

5.2 metres

-20C to +45C

105 metres

5 metres / minute

Diesel Generator

GenHook™
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 10MW range, onshore or offshore

Gearbox, generator, blade, transformer, blade bearing

Up-tower gearbox repairs for turbines in the 4MW to 8MW range.

27 or 30 tonnes

100 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

7 metres

-25C to +45C

140 metres

5 metres / minute

Turbine backfeed circuits

BoxHook™
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 3MW to 10MW range, onshore or offshore

Gearbox, generator, blade, transformer, blade bearing

100 tonnes

650 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

9.5 metres

-25C to +45C

142 metres

4 metres / minute

RotorHook™
Criteria
Value or Description

Turbines in the 1.5MW to 4MW range, onshore or offshore

Gearbox, Generator, Rotor, Main Shaft, Blade, Blade Bearing

Full drivetrain exchanges

75 tonnes

300 t-m

12 m/s

18 m/s

4 metres

-20C to +45C

103 metres (can be increased if necessary)

3.3 metres / minute

Hybrid power supply: Battery power in combination with turbine backfeed circuits

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