Preferred Engineering specializes in remote lifting devices that increase safety of the technicians by keeping them out of high dose areas and by decreasing the time spent preforming latching and lifting activities. Designed to be user friendly, our Lifting Devices are customizable to perform specific tasks across the plant, but specifically our lifting capabilities are demonstrated in reactor cavity activities.
NUREG-0612 and ANSI N14.6 compliant polished stainless-steel structural lifting weldment designed with an integral hook box or lift lugs for station sling use.
The Preferred Engineering Dryer / Separator Strongback is a polished Stainless Steel weldment with specialized end sockets that adapt to the Dryer and Separator lifting lug locations.
Fuel Pool Gate Lifting Strongback
Custom fit stainless steel weldment designed to maneuver the Fuel Pool Gate.
Fuel Box Strongback
The Preferred Engineering Fuel Box Strongback is a stainless steel weldment that is designed and fabricated in accordance with NUREG 0612 and ANSI N14.6.
Preferred Engineering Hookbox specifically designed to eliminate side loading on the main hook when lifting the refuel floor plugs.
Modular 3 piece design with adjustable boss plates for multi instrument compatibility.
RPV Head Lift Rig (Carousel)
The Preferred Engineering’s RPV Head Lift Rig (Carousel) is an augmented design of the RPV Head Strongback to allow leveling of the RPV Head while the load is being supported.
Shield Block Remote Lifting Strongback
The Preferred Engineering Shield Block Remote Lifting Strongback eliminates the manual rigging of the lower blocks by RXS personnel who require the use of ladders and fall protection.