Gantry crane, also know as portal gantry crane, is a kind of crane used for lifting goods, materials, containers, and other heavy items. The cranes usually adopt electric hoist or trolley as their lifting mechanism, and different lifting tools are equipped to lift different shapes and types of materials, the widely used tools include hook, grab, electromagnetic chunk, container spreader and so on. The gantry cranes can be sorted in different ways and used to meet different work needs. Ellsen Machinery Equipment Company is a professional and reputable gantry crane supplier in China and provides variety of gantry cranes for clients.
Features and Applications of Ellsen Gantry Cranes
As a piece of important and necessary lifting equipment, gantry crane has been widely used on many different occasions according to work needs. With different types and configurations, the cranes are used to lift various goods and materials on different work places. The cranes can be used both indoors and outdoors to lift and move heavy loads from one point to another. Generally, Ellsen gantry cranes can be used in garage, workshop, warehouse, manufacturing factories, iron and steel works, port, shipyard, on construction site, stockyard, freight yard and so on.
Ellsen gantry cranes have the features as follows: our cranes are versatile and can be used for various lifting operations; many types and configurations are available for the cranes including single girder, double girder, semi gantry style, truss gantry style etc; Ellsen gantry cranes are designed with reasonable structures and produced with quality materials, which make sure that our cranes have high quality and work reliably during the operations; our cranes are with very reasonable prices; all our cranes are tested and inspected before leaving the factory; we provide custom option for our customers, this is to say, we customize the cranes according to our customers’ special requirements.
Gantry cranes have been applied in material handling industry for a very long time, and the application of the cranes greatly saves manpower, improves work efficiency and facilitates heavy loads lifting.
If the gantry crane is classified according to girder quantity, there are mainly two types of the crane: single girder gantry crane and double girder gantry crane. Generally, single girder crane has lighter rate capacity than double girder one. The cranes should be selected in accordance with the specific needs of the lifting work. Ellsen provides both single girder and double girder gantry cranes with good quality and competitive price to meet clients’ work needs, and you can just get the suitable one from us.
If the gantry crane is classified by type, there are full gantry crane, semi gantry crane, truss gantry crane, cantilever gantry crane, portable gantry crane, rail mounted gantry crane, rubber tyred gantry crane, industrial gantry crane, light duty and heave duty gantry crane, mobile gantry crane, rolling gantry crane, adjustable gantry crane, container gantry crane and so on. It is known that cranes in different types can be applied to different working sites, like truss gantry crane is suitable for outdoor places with heavy wind, and this kind of crane can effectively reduce wind resistance; semi gantry crane is usually used on the working sites without enough space since it takes less space compared with full gantry crane; portable cranes are very flexible to move and easy to install and operate, and they are always used for light duty lifting work and they can move the goods from one location to another freely. To get your suitable gantry crane, just select it from Ellsen cranes.
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By Working Occasion
For different working occasions, different gantry cranes can be selected and applied to meet the lifting needs. According to working environment, there are mainly port gantry crane, shipyard gantry crane, workshop gantry crane, garage gantry crane, outdoor and indoor gantry cranes etc. For special working place, gantry cranes with special configuration and protection should be used. Ellsen gantry cranes can be used in various industries, such as processing and manufacturing industry, construction industry, railway line, steel plants and workshops, and other kinds of factories. No matter what your working site is like, we can recommend the suitable crane to meet your work needs. Given the chance, Ellsen will be your best supplier and partner to facility your material handling with our top-quality gantry cranes.
By Lifting Capacity
The gantry cranes can be with different lifting capacities to suit different material handling operations. Ellsen supplies various gantry cranes with the lifting capacity from 0.5 ton to 200 ton and more as needed, that is to say there are small gantry cranes with light rated capacity, like 1 ton gantry cranes, 2 ton crane, 3 ton crane, and 5 ton crane; there are also cranes with large lifting capacities, such as 50 ton crane, 100 ton crane and 200 ton crane. The lifting capacity of the crane is determined according to work needs. We also customize gantry cranes to meet customers’ special requirements, that is to say, the span, lifting height, lifting capacity and other specifications of the crane can be adjusted and customized to suit special requirements. To get your customized crane, no matter it is single girder or double girder, you can just feel free to contact us.
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How to Choose Reliable and Quality Gantry Crane
It is known that there are various kinds of gantry cranes on the market and not all of them are with good quality and work reliably, which means that the users should be careful and take some things into consideration when they select the cranes for their business. There are some suggestions on selecting suitable and reliable gantry crane: first, it is important and necessary to make research before your make the final choice, there are many types of gantry cranes on the markets nowadays, so do the crane suppliers, and you should make some comparison between them and choose the reputable and professional suppliers to cooperate with, or you may get low-quality crane products from the suppliers with less experience; second, you can get some helpful advice from persons who have purchased and used such products before, or get professional information from some crane experts to know more about the cranes, including the crane general specifications, features, applications and so on; then, you should know your working conditions well, including crane working environment and conditions, working place dimensions, lifting capacity of the crane you need, crane working time per day, kinds of materials to be lifted and so on. It is necessary to provide the above information for the suppler when you plan to buy a crane, with the information, the professional supplier will recommend the suitable crane to you; at last, crane cost is another very important factor to consider. No matter what kind of gantry crane you would like to buy, the crane should have reasonable price. You should not only pay attention to the cranes with low price, sometimes low price cannot ensure the quality of the crane.
To sum up, when you are going to buy a gantry crane, it is suggested to do some research on the cranes at first and only choose the reputable and professional company as your gantry crane supplier. Ellsen is just a professional gantry crane manufacturer in China and have supplied various kinds of crane products for our customers from all over the world. If you have any need on the crane, please just tell us and we will supply you with the best crane with affordable price.
Tips on Ensuring Safe and Proper Operation of Ellsen Gantry Crane
Safe and proper operation of the crane matters a lot for crane users no matter where the crane is used. To make sure the cranes are controlled and operated properly, there some important things for them to follow:
- Before lifting work every time, it is important to check the crane to make sure it is in good condition without any problem, or it cannot be used to lift heavy items before solving the problem;
- The crane cannot be used to lift unknown materials, for example, if the weight and property of the materials are unknown, the crane cannot be used for the lifting operations to avoid possible risk or danger;
- The crane cannot be used to lift or move the load which is heavier than the rated capacity of the crane, which may cause accidents during the process;
- The crane should be controlled and operated by people who has been trained, and the crane should be operated according to the manual and related signals; if the signals is unknown or unclear, the operation should not be carried out;
- During the lifting work, there should no one standing or doing some processing or other work below the crane;
- The operator should focus on the operation of the crane during the work without distraction, for example talking with somebody on phone, otherwise, something dangerous may happen;
- The safety protection device should be inspected regularly to make sure they can function well when necessary; the parts and accessories of the crane also need to be checked and maintained regularly to guarantee they are all in good condition.
Ellsen Company has been in this business for decades, and we attach much importance to the quality of our cranes and we promise to supply high-quality gantry cranes with reasonable prices for our customers as always. If you are interested in knowing more about Ellsen gantry crane for sale or just planning to buy a crane, please don’t hesitate to contact us at any time.