Container gantry crane, also known as container handling gantry crane, is produced and used to load, unload, lift and transport containers which comply with international standard. It mainly comprises crane girder frame, crane traveling mechanism, trolley traveling mechanism, electric device, container lifting tool, toll anti-swing device and so on. The container cranes are usually large and powerful compared with some small gantry cranes, and they require extensive training and care to guarantee their safe and reliable operation when they are used to load or unload containers from a ship or move the containers around a yard or port.
Ellsen container gantry crane parameters:
- Lifting Capacity: 0.5t~100t
- Span Length: 20~100m
- Lifting height: 20~60m
- Operating Temperature: -20℃~40℃
- Work Duty: A5~A7
Specifications and Control of Container Gantry Crane
There are mainly two types of container gantry cranes: rail mounted gantry crane (abbreviated as RMG) and rubber tyred gantry crane (abbreviated as RTG). The lifting capacities of cranes are 30.5 ton, 35 ton, 40.5 ton, 45 ton and 50 ton etc. The span is from 20m to 40m, the work duty of the crane is A6, and the working temperature is in the range of -20°C~40°C.
Rail mounted container gantry crane parameters:
- Lifting Capacity: 30.5t~100t
- Lifting Height: 15.4~18.2m
- Lifting Speed: 12~40m/min
- Work Duty: A6
- Power Supply Mode: cable reels or slip line
Rubber tyred container gantry crane parameters:
- Lifting Capacity: 20t~65t
- Span Length: 22~28m
- Lifting Speed: 20~30m/min
- Operating Temperature: -20℃~40℃
- Power Supply Mode: cable reels, sliding wire, diesel powered
The container gantry crane usually adopt cabin operation, that is to say, the operators operate the crane in the cabin. The cabin can travel along the length of the main beam of the crane so that the operators can position the spreader easily and lift or lower the containers as needed. The operators should be trained and get qualified before they operate the crane, otherwise, they are not allowed to do the operations without knowing the crane control and operation well. They not only have to know how to control the crane safely, but also have to know how to inspect the crane before each use to make sure the crane is in good condition during working.
A container crane can rely on different operating systems to provide strength and power for it to lift and transport different sizes of containers. Some cranes use hydraulic lifting mechanism, and others use electric or hybrid engine to supply the power. Generally, electric gantry crane is more commonly used on various work occasions.
How to Choose Reliable and Suitable Container Gantry Crane
When you need a container gantry crane and decide to purchase such a product, it is suggested to do the following things before you make the final decision: first, it is good way to do some research on the crane via internet, including the types, specifications, applications and features of the crane, and you can have a general ideal on this crane; second, you have to know well about the crane working conditions, working hours per day, crane lifting capacity you need, lifting height and span of the crane, which are important information for your supplier to recommend suitable crane to you; third, the gantry crane you need should be with reliable safety protection devices to make sure its safe work and protect the crane under some emergent circumstance; fourth, the crane should have warranty, that is to say, the supplier should provide the gantry crane you need with warranty, which is also important for the crane user; then, you can get some helpful information and advice from friends who have purchased and used such product before or from experts who know this crane very well, and you can get a lot useful info from them; the last thing to mention is that you must choose a leading and reputable company as your gantry crane supplier, in this way, you will get a quality crane with reasonable price from your supplier.
To get such a top quality gantry crane with very competitive price, please just choose Ellsen as your supplier, and you will be very satisfied with our crane product provided for you. You can contact us anytime with any way available here, and you will be very welcomed to send us emails.
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