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The photographs in this collection are a small sample of the variety of structures and machines that can be safely proof-load tested using Hydro-Wates® equipment and personnel.


Proof load testing construction crawler crane and rigging to 522,000 lbs prior to heavy lift. Proof load testing construction crawler crane and rigging to 522,000 lbs prior to heavy lift. Proof load testing offshore platform crane to 100 tons in construction yard. Proof load testing offshore platform crane to 100 tons in construction yard. Proof Load Testing Barge Mounted Ringer Crane to 750,000 lbs. Proof Load Testing Barge Mounted Ringer Crane to 750,000 lbs. Function Testing Barge Mounted Ringer Crane at 750,000 lbs. Function Testing Barge Mounted Ringer Crane at 750,000 lbs. Proof load testing eccentric spreader beam to 542,200 lbs. Proof load testing eccentric spreader beam to 542,200 lbs. Proof load testing eccentric spreader beam to 542,200 lbs. Proof load testing eccentric spreader beam to 542,200 lbs. Load testing vessel gangway using 375 Kg cylinder type water bags. Load testing vessel gangway using 375 Kg cylinder type water bags. Using steel weights to proof load test mono-rail beam and hoist at gas turbine enclosure. Using steel weights to proof load test mono-rail beam and hoist at gas turbine enclosure. Proof load testing 60 ton gantry crane at power station using two 35 Te water bags. Proof load testing 60 ton gantry crane at power station using two 35 Te water bags. Proof load testing pad-eyes on equipment skid to 30,000 lbs using Hydro-Wates 20 ton Pad-eye Tester. Proof load testing pad-eyes on equipment skid to 30,000 lbs using Hydro-Wates 20 ton Pad-eye Tester. Load testing small oilfield jib crane using steel weights. Load testing small oilfield jib crane using steel weights. Proof load testing custom beam adaptor to 5,000 lbs using steel weights. Proof load testing custom beam adaptor to 5,000 lbs using steel weights. Proof load testing 55 ton power station gantry crane. Proof load testing 55 ton power station gantry crane. Using 375 kg water bags to proof load test lifeboat davits. Using 375 kg water bags to proof load test lifeboat davits. Proof load testing vessel lifting pad-eye using 20 ton pad-eye tester. Proof load testing vessel lifting pad-eye using 20 ton pad-eye tester.
Emptying water bags following proof load test of lifeboat launch davits. Emptying water bags following proof load test of lifeboat launch davits. Proof load testing 5 ton spreader beam to 125 % of WLL. Proof load testing 5 ton spreader beam to 125 % of WLL. Proof load test and function test of 150 ton harbor crane as part of four year OSHA survey. Proof load test and function test of 150 ton harbor crane as part of four year OSHA survey. Proof load testing 40 ton WLL container spreader as part of four year OSHA survey. Proof load testing 40 ton WLL container spreader as part of four year OSHA survey. Load testing 150 Te knuckle boom crane on deepwater DSV. Load testing 150 Te knuckle boom crane on deepwater DSV. Simultaneous runway function test of two 50 ton bridge cranes. Simultaneous runway function test of two 50 ton bridge cranes. Static load test of two 50 ton bridge cranes. Static load test of two 50 ton bridge cranes. Static load test of ROV launch frame to 14,300 lbs. Static load test of ROV launch frame to 14,300 lbs. Load testing new logging crane to 25 tons during commissioning Load testing new logging crane to 25 tons during commissioning Proof load testing vessel cargo cranes using utility barge. Proof load testing vessel cargo cranes using utility barge. 20 ton Pad-eye Tester Pull Testing Vessel Pad-eye Prior to Launch 20 ton Pad-eye Tester Pull Testing Vessel Pad-eye Prior to Launch Proof load testing vessel provisions crane as part of 5-year recertification Proof load testing vessel provisions crane as part of 5-year recertification Proof Load Testing Proof Load Testing Crane Proof Load Testing Crane Proof Load Testing Load Testing Slew Ring on 45 Te Crane Load Testing Slew Ring on 45 Te Crane
Beginning to Fill Top Tier Water Bags for 630,000 lb Test est Beginning to Fill Top Tier Water Bags for 630,000 lb Test est Load Testing Power Plant Crane to 160,000 lbs Following Repairs Load Testing Power Plant Crane to 160,000 lbs Following Repairs Filling Lower Tier Water Bags for 630,000 lb Test Filling Lower Tier Water Bags for 630,000 lb Test Using 150 Te Load Link to Proof Load Test Braking System on Survey Vessel Winches Using 150 Te Load Link to Proof Load Test Braking System on Survey Vessel Winches 630,000 lb Initial Proof Load Test of New Bridge Crane 630,000 lb Initial Proof Load Test of New Bridge Crane Using Two 12 Te Water Bags to Load Test ROV Launch Frame Using Two 12 Te Water Bags to Load Test ROV Launch Frame Load Testing Twin Hoist Configuration on 20 Ton Gantry Crane Load Testing Twin Hoist Configuration on 20 Ton Gantry Crane Steel weights (in yellow) being used for initial proof load and function test on 2.0 ton hoist and trolley at new power station Steel weights (in yellow) being used for initial proof load and function test on 2.0 ton hoist and trolley at new power station Proof Load Test and Function Test of New 25 Ton Log Handling Crane Proof Load Test and Function Test of New 25 Ton Log Handling Crane 275 Metric Ton Proof Load Test on 250 Te Knuckle Boom Crane Using Ten (10) x 35 Te Water Bags 275 Metric Ton Proof Load Test on 250 Te Knuckle Boom Crane Using Ten (10) x 35 Te Water Bags Pedestal Crane Testing Pedestal Crane Testing Proof Load Testing Spreader Beam to 100 Tons Proof Load Testing Spreader Beam to 100 Tons Lifeboat Davit Load Testing Lifeboat Davit Load Testing Water Volume Metering Water Volume Metering Proof load testing telescoping ROV launch frame using two twelve ton water bags. Proof load testing telescoping ROV launch frame using two twelve ton water bags.