Load Testing

Providing start-up & periodic load testing for overhead cranes, hoists & below the hook devices. Select images to enlarge.

10 ton bridge crane under going a dynamic load test.
10 ton bridge crane under going a dynamic load test.
Spreader Beam Test
30 ton spreader beam under going a static load test.



OSHA Inspections & Preventive Maintenance Programs

Designed to your specific production requirements, which meet OSHA and

  • ANSI standards.
  • Monthly Wire Rope & Hook Inspections
  • Monthly PM Service
  • BI-Monthly PM Service
  • Quarterly PM Service
  • Semi Annual PM Service
  • Annual OSHA Inspection/PM Service


24 Hour Complete Repair Services


Hoist or crane repair at our shop or the job site. We specialize in cost efficient, quick turn-around small hoist repair.



Mobile Testing Service

portable load test stand
Portable Load Test Stand

Our portable load test stand is used at the customers’ site. Many of our customers utilized a number of manual or hand operated hoists of which we repair and proof test on site using the test stand. The entire stand was designed and fabricated by AOC and is completely self contained. Maximum test range at 15,000lbs and we include all required documentation to satisfy your insurance or regulatory requirements.

No more shipping your equipment off site for annual testing or repair. No more waiting days or weeks to get your equipment inspected, tested or repaired. Call us today and we will fax you our equipment information sheet and this will guarantee that the correct parts will be on hand if repairs are necessary.



Overwrap Limit (click on picture to enlarge)drawing

  • Upgrades
  • Radio Systems
  • Variable frequency Drives
  • Capacity upgrades


Turn Key Systems

We Specialize inJib Crane Installation

  • Stacker Systems
  • Retrieval Systems
  • Patented Track Systems
  • Enclosed Track Systems
  • Standard and Articulating Jib Cranes


Computerized History System

Every Crane or Hoist we service, inspect or repair is included in our computerized history file. Our technicians maintain complete case history while working on your equipment. This helps in recognizing repetitious problems and improves repair time which reduces your down time.


AOC Operator & Rigger Training

Operator Training

Operator error is one the leading causes of overhead crane accidents. AOC will provide you with the training course to meet the regulatory requirements.

The AOC Operator’s training covers the following points:

  • Daily (shift) inspection requirements
  • Addressing unsafe situations
  • Who is responsible?
  • Rigging the load
  • Lifting and moving the load

AOC Rigger Refresher Course covers the following points:

  • Rigging Basics
  • Slings and Hitches
  • Rigging Process
  • Wire Rope Basics
  • Synthetic Web Slings
  • Attachments

AOC also offers training by CMCO (Columbus Mckinnon).


CMCO Training Categories Offered

  • Crane and Hoist Inspection & Certification
  • Rigging
  • Rigging Train the Trainer
  • Crane Operator Training
  • “Safety Saves” Crane & Hoist Supervisor Responsibilities

Select the CMCO Training Brochure for additional information and courses offered.

These training courses are given on-site or at a conference center near you. Course can be extended to provide hands on instruction.

If you have special needs AOC will customize a training class to suit your needs.

For further details call us at 800-413-2103.