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  • Gantry Cranes Save Time, Money and Man Power

    by Jenny Knodell, IQS Editor A Gantry crane is a type of overhead crane that lifts objects, machinery, materials and parts as high as 30 stories. They come in many different sizes, but the largest are used everyday to help manufacture some huge structures. This type of crane is composed of 2 vertical concrete supports with steel reinforcements and a horizontal beam, which has winches made of extremely strong wire rope that can hold up to 2 thousand tons each. Gantry cranes' movements are limited to vertical up and down...

  • Konecranes Receives Notice of Intent to Award Contracts from the Virginia Port Authority in the USA

    Konecranes has received a Notice of Intent to Award Contracts (the Award) from the Virginia Port Authority in the USA. The Award covers the provision of 86 Automated Stacking Cranes. Deliveries are scheduled in phases for 2018-2020. The value of the contracts will exceed EUR 200 million. This will be the largest deal in the history of Konecranes. The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) has notified Konecranes of its intention to award two separate contracts to Konecranes upon approval by the VPA Board of Commissioners at its November 15, 2016 meeting,...

  • Workstation Cranes Do Heavy Lifting

    Workstation cranes can move loads that weigh between 150 and 4,000 pounds, utilized in factories, warehouses and machine shops to complete industrial processes. Workers could never manufacture, assemble, and install heavy duty industrial equipment, or manufacture steel without the use of cranes. And, smaller workstation cranes handle lighter loads, such as CNC mills or saws, which are essential to metalworkers. Basically, any crane used within a facility can be considered a workstation crane, which includes jib cranes, gantry cranes and bridge cranes. Cranes are hugely important in the steel industry...

  • Gantry Cranes: Symbols of Strength

    At a time when Ireland's troubles were raging, there came a great announcement from one of Northern Ireland's largest employers, Harland & Wolff. They were going to build two enormous gantry cranes to further their reputation and reach as one of the largest shipbuilders in the world. The first was completed in 1969 and the second in 1974. Named after biblical figures symbolizing grand strength, the first was called Goliath and the second Samson. Although things did not bode so well for these two fellows, the twin shipbuilding gantry cranes...

  • Brehob Corp. Names VP

    Indianapolis-based Brehob Corp. has promoted Bryan Smither to vice president. He will be responsible for managing information technology and marketing direction as well as the long-term strategic planning of the company. Smither was instrumental in creating processes to help accelerate the growth of the company in his previous role as project manager. He brings with him more than 14 years of experience on both the business development and operations side of the company. Smither earned his BS in Business from the University of Southern Indiana....

  • Konecranes to Deliver 12 Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) Cranes to South Carolina Ports Authority

    In July, Konecranes received an order for 12 RTGs from the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. The cranes will be delivered to SCPA’s Wando Welch terminal in the Port of Charleston in early fall 2017. When the 12 new RTGs are operational, the SCPA will operate a fleet of 53 Konecranes RTGs. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) owns and operates public seaport facilities in Charleston, South Carolina and an inland terminal in Greer, South Carolina. “This makes our 5th RTG order with Konecranes since...

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Gantry Cranes

Gantry cranes are materials movement tools that feature support beams and a winch or hoist system; they are used in industrial facilities and in construction projects for the movement of heavy or large objects. Gantry cranes are among the most widely used industrial crane varieties. They are very similar in nature to bridge cranes; the only substantial difference between the two configurations is gantry cranes’ mobility compared to bridge cranes.

Both gantry and bridge cranes feature a beam that is positioned above the ground, parallel to the ground. Mounted on the beam is a mechanical hoist or winch that can move back and forth across the length of the beam. The winch lowers and retracts a hook or other lifting tool that can be attached to equipment below. At both ends of the beam is a support system. In the case of gantry cranes, that support system involves several beams that reach down to the ground. The beams can be mounted on wheels or casters, if the crane is mobile, and they leave the entire space beneath the parallel beam free for storage and for other uses. Bridge cranes differ in that instead of involving a single beam mounted on just a few beams, they feature one or more beams mounted on a frame, which allows them an additional axis of movement.

Gantry cranes can be large enough for the movement of shipping crates across storage yards, and they can be small enough to suit small-scale, indoor industrial processes. Depending on the needs of a given operation, gantry cranes can be designed to feature very large, industrial-strength rubber wheels, or they can feature light-duty casters. Such details depend on the frequency with which the crane will be used, the operating conditions in which it will be used and the weight of the materials that it will lift. Like bridge cranes, gantry cranes can be designed to feature two load-bearing beams. The hoist or winch can be mounted between these beams, which allows the winch to be positioned farther from the ground at its maximum height. A common misconception is that this configuration increases the load bearing capacity of bridge and gantry cranes; in reality, it affects only maximum winch and hoist height. The distinction between bridge cranes and gantry cranes can be blurry, especially in the case of double support girder use. Generally speaking, all permanent, structurally supported parallel girder cranes are bridge cranes, and self-supported, occasionally mobile cranes are always considered gantry cranes. However, different crane manufacturers may have different standards, and different customers may have different expectations.

Rail Mounted Gantry Crane
Goliath Shipyard Gantry Crane
Single Leg Gantry Crane
Rail Mounted Gantry Crane – Konecranes, Inc.
Goliath Shipyard Gantry Crane – Konecranes, Inc.
Single Leg Gantry Crane – Bridge Crane Specialists, Ltd.
Goliath Shipyard Crane
Goliath Shipyard Crane - Konecranes, Inc
Fixed Height Gantry crane
Goliath Shipyard Crane – Konecranes, Inc.
Goliath Shipyard Crane – Konecranes, Inc
Fixed Height Gantry crane – Gorbel Inc.

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