Light duty gantry crane is a kind of light duty lifting equipment and applied for light duty lifting work. Because of its features, this kind of crane is not used for heavy duty lifting operations on busy work occasions. It is widely used in production and process line, warehouse, material yard etc, both for indoor and outdoor material handling work. Light duty gantry cranes can refer to many different types of cranes, such as portable gantry cranes, adjustable gantry cranes, small gantry cranes, semi gantry cranes and some truss cranes.
Light duty gantry crane parameters:
Single girder gantry crane parameters:
Light duty cranes don’t have high work duty and it usually adopts electric hoist as its lifting mechanism to lift and transport materials from one position to another. The cranes can be designed and produced with different configurations as , for example if the crane is used on occasions with heavy wind, it is advised to choose truss structure gantry crane to reduce wind resistance during operations. If the crane is used in the building which doesn’t have enough space for the full gantry crane, semi gantry crane or portable crane is recommended because they take less space and easier to move and install compared with other types of gantry cranes.
Light duty single girder semi gantry crane parameters:
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1. Inspect the hook device, shackles, pulleys and slings to make sure there is no problem or damage of them.
2. Lift the heavy load slowly and smoothly to minimize or avoid the load swinging, and abrupt moves shall be avoided.
3. Gantry cranes are used for vertical lifting operations, and it is not allowed to pull the load sideways because something dangerous may happen.
4. The load shall be lifted high enough to clear the obstacles in a smooth motion, and it is forbidden to carry the load on the top of people.
5. With the proper lifting, the load can be moved to the desired position; when the crane is in position, the load should be slowly lowered to its set-down point.
6. In the lifting operation, the suspended load should not be left unattended.
7. If something emergent happens, it is required to shut off the main disconnect switch for the crane to solve the emergency.
8. Focus on what you are doing during the lifting and moving operations, and never allow yourself to be distracted whiling operating and controlling the crane.
As a kind of versatile lifting equipment, gantry crane can be used both indoors and outdoors in many industries, such as machine production and processing, materials lifting and moving, handling train and car in railway freight yard, lifting and moving ships in shipyard, loading and unloading containers, moving heavy loads in the factory and warehouse, carrying heavy materials on construction and installation sites etc.
We provide light duty cranes both in steel and aluminum, in semi or full gantry style, or with single or double girder configuration. Whatever your work requirements are, we can just supply the suitable crane solution to meet all your work needs.