Draft Details

Designation:C22.2 NO. 33
Review start date:Dec 7, 2017
Review end date:Feb 5, 2018
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1.0 Scope


This Standard applies to all types of electric cranes and hoists for vertical lifting and lowering of freely suspended load for voltages of 750 V and less between conductors. The equipment specified in this standard is intended for installation in accordance with CSA C22.1 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

Note: Examples of electric overhead traveling cranes are: single and double girder, gantry, semi-gantry, portal cranes, jib cranes, monorail systems, hoists, trolley.


This standard applies to the following cranes and hoists electrification systems:

Bare non-rigid and rigid contact conductors, collector shoes and wheels, associated fittings.

Insulated conductor bar assemblies, collector trolley assemblies, associated fittings such as: splices, power feeds, hangers, end caps, and similar.


This Standard applies to equipment for general industrial and commercial application, in nonhazardous locations for indoor and outdoor locations.


This standard applies to equipment for installation in an ambient temperature not exceeding 40°C.


This standard applies to wireless control equipment used in conjunction with electric cranes and hoists.


This standard does not apply to:
(a) Elevators
(b) Dumbwaiters
(c) Stairway hoists
(d) Tower cranes
(e) Manually operated chain driven cranes
(f) Mobile cranes
(g) Draglines
(h) Mine hoists
(i) Guided loads
(j) Below the hook attachments
(k) Construction Cranes and Hoists


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