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What is a lifting gantry?

What is a lifting gantry?

Gantry cranes are portable cranes on wheels that allow for the lifting and transportation of the load across smooth, level surfaces. Because of the limitations of the wheels, gantry cranes are best used indoors in warehouses versus the lifting beam’s primarily outdoor use.

What is the function of a gantry?

A gantry crane is a type of overhead crane that uses legs to support the bridge, trolley, and hoist. These legs travel on along the ground on wheels or ride on rails implanted in the ground. A gantry crane is typically used for outdoor applications or for lifting capability below existing overhead bridge crane systems.

What is the difference between gantry crane and overhead crane?

Overhead Cranes are widely used in indoor areas or inside the buildings. While gantry cranes are more widely used in outdoor areas or outside the buildings. Overhead cranes can be installed by utilizing the building’s column construction so that they are able to serve most of the areas in the building.

What is another word for gantry?

In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gantry, like: catenary, bollard, girder, bridge deck, gangway, cantilever, signal-post, taxiway, ramp and gauntry.

What is a gantry in construction?

A Gantry is an overhead bridge-like structure supporting equipment such as a crane, signals, or cameras. Royal Wolf’s hoardings and gantries are available for long or short-term hire and provide solid overhead protection on building and construction sites.

Where can I buy a lifting gantry?

We are the leading supplier of major brands such as Gunnebo, Camlok and Yale – so whether it’s a lifting gantry you need, or something else entirely, you can purchase it here at Lifting Gear Direct. All of our lifting gear is manufactured to the highest possible standards.

What is the difference between a lifting beam and a gantry crane?

The lifting beam is generally best suited for outdoor construction use while attached to a crane, and the gantry crane is its own standalone lifting device ideally suited to large warehouses or flat outdoor spaces. Want to learn more about the lifting devices we stock?

What type of stainless steel is used in lifting gantries?

Subject to customer requirements, lifting gantries can be supplied in stainless steel 304 or stainless steel 316 for lifting applications in high corrosion areas or the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Do you provide hoist covers for lifting gantries?

If a winch or chain block is left in place on the gantry and requires weather protection, we can provide a hoist cover, or retro-fit one to an existing gantry. Our lifting gantries are manufactured to order, constructed in mild steel galvanised to BS EN 1461 or over painted to suit customer colour requirements.