Sensitive Environments require Specific Applications: American Crane can Customize Equipment for Hazardous Areas.

American Crane has designed and manufactured numerous cranes and hoists for hazardous areas. Hazardous locations are those in which fire or explosion dangers exist, due to flammable liquids, vapors or gases, or combustible dust or fibers.Our Explosion Proof Equipment can be constructed and erected to offer protection in areas where flammable substances (gas, vapor, mist or dust) and ignition sources (spark or thermal) are present.

Equipment is available for the following area classifications:

  • Class I (Gas & Vapors), Division 1, Groups C and D
  • Class I (Gas & Vapors), Division 2, Groups B, C and D
  • Class II (Combustible Dusts), Division 1, Groups E, F and G
  • Class II (Combustible Dusts), Division 2, Groups F and G

Some examples of Explosion Proof Equipment found on Explosion Proof Cranes would include Spark Resistant Air Hoists, Spark Resistant Hand Chain Hoists, Explosion Proof Enclosures, etc. Components may also contain Bronze Hooks & Trolley Wheels, Aluminum Hand Chain on Geared Trolley Models, and Stainless Steel Wire Rope.

Click here to visit our Explosion Proof Equipment page or find all our products and services on our home page. Call us today at 1-877-877-6778 or email us at and we’ll custom design your equipment to fit your specific application.

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