Emerson CT AC/DC drive tilting crane
An American-based specialist providing complete electrical components for oil rig cranes is using Emerson CT (Control Technologies) AC and DC drives as part of a landmark $500,000+ USD order for 10LeTourneau crane upgrades . Three cranes have been completed and there has been no downtime during the first 18 months of operation, however before the upgrade, in some cases it is necessary to perform maintenance on a weekly or even daily basis. It turns out that the economic benefits of oil rig operators are very impressive.
JC’s MarineOilfield Services, based in Liege, Texas, was founded in 1992. The company's Power and Distribution Division specializes in a variety of motor control solutions tailored to meet the needs of oil rig cranes and drilling barges, supply vessels and land rigs.
When a customer based in Texas/Louisiana is looking for an electrical contractor to help upgrade the drive system for the 10LeTourneau field crane, JC's Marine Power & Distribution Division benefits from its technical support and AC /DC performance is at the top of the list. As a long-time advocate and user of Emerson's CT drive technology, the company plans to use a UnidriveSP AC variable speed drive for the boom and two Emerson CTMentor MP series DC regenerative drives for the swing and lift.