The cracking of welded crane runway girders has been observed widely both in the U.S. and abroad. This paper describes the problem, the cause as established by a recently completed study, and a dependable, economical repair procedure that has emerged from this study.


With D. A. Demo, "Fatigue Cracking in Welded Crane Runway Girders: Causes and Repair Procedures," Iron and Steel Engineer, v. 55, no. 4, April 1978, pp 52-56.