Collision Avoidance Systems

Columbus McKinnon's portfolio of Distance Detection and Collision Avoidance Systems prevent crane-to-crane or crane-to-end-stop collisions. Our systems are ideal for use with all types of cranes with either variable frequency drives, soft starters, or contactor controls. With three different systems and mutiple configurations available, you can choose the exact functionality, size, and style to fit your application needs.

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Learn more about collision avoidance systems and their proper application for overhead cranes in this detailed recorded webinar from our Controls Product Manager, Casey Cummins. From crane collision avoidance terminology to application specifications and future technology developments, Casey covers collision avoidance systems from A to Z.

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Enjoy this recorded webinar providing a detailed exploration into the Magnetek LaserGuard2 collision avoidance system. From installation to using the built-in intelligent tools, our Controls Product Manager, Casey Cummins, and Product Trainer, Mike Mizzell, cover all aspects of this feature-rich collision avoidance system.

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