Outdoor gantry crane is a kind of gantry crane used for outdoor material handling including lifting, transporting, loading and unloading the materials. The crane can be used at station, material yard, dock, construction site, cement factory, machinery or structure processing place, hydro-power station and so on. Outdoor gantry cranes can have different extracting tools (including hook, grad, electromagnetic chuck etc) and trolley configurations (means the crane can be with one, two or multiple trolleys as needed).
With different work needs, the cranes can be designed and produced with different structures and configurations. The gantry crane can be classified into different groups according to different ways as follows:
1. Classified according to metal structure, there are solid web box type gantry crane and truss type gantry crane. The truss structure crane can reduce wind resistance in some degree compared with box type crane, and the truss type crane is very suitable for the outdoor occasions with heavy wind.
Single girder outdoor gantry crane parameters:
Outdoor single girder truss gantry crane parameters:
2. Classified according to main girder structure, there are single girder outdoor gantry crane and double girder gantry crane. For the double girder crane, there can be with single cantilever on the one end of the gantry frame, double cantilevers on both ends or without cantilever as needed. The outdoor gantry crane design should be in accordance with the corresponding standards to ensure its reasonable and reliable structure; no matter which type you need, you will get a perfect crane for your facility as you expect.
Single girder semi gantry crane parameters:
Outdoor double girder truss gantry crane parameters:
3. Classified according to quantity of the lifting mechanism, there are single trolley gantry crane, double trolley gantry crane and gantry crane with more than two trolleys; generally, single girder outdoor cranes adopt electric hoists as its lifting tool and double girder cranes always use trolleys to lift and move heavy materials.
4. Classified according to supporting leg number, there are full gantry crane and semi gantry crane, that is to say, semi gantry crane has less legs than full gantry crane, and it needs support from other structures, like building or other facility structures. Both full gantry cranes and semi cranes can be with single or double girders on request, and we also provide custom option for our clients from all over the world. With your requirements, we can give you the suitable crane design and solution.
Outdoor double girder gantry crane parameters:
Outdoor double girder semi gantry crane parameters:
Gantry cranes with different configurations can have different lifting capacities, and the cranes should not be used to lift the heavy items which are heavier than the lifting capacities of the cranes. Furthermore, the crane should be equipped with safety protection device to ensure the crane works safely and reliably during the lifting work, when something urgent happens, the device can make the crane stop work. It is worth mentioning that the crane should be installed and operated properly and safely without disobeying the procedures, otherwise, risks or accidents may happen.
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