Gantry Cranes / Goliath Cranes offer an economical solution to bridge cranes when the building is inadequate to support a bridge crane or the crane system is to be located outdoors. Gantry Cranes are self-supported cranes installed at floor level. Also in case when columns of crane tracks are obstacles and bay lengths are excessive, these types of cranes are suggested. They also facilitate relocating of crane itself from one place to another.
Type of Gantry Crane:
Gantry Cranes are available in a lot of variants. Some are fixed whereas some are adjustable.
1. Portable Gantry Cranes: These gantries are the ones that are most used due to the flexibility and disassembly feature they have.
2. Adjustable Gantry Cranes: This type of gantry cranes has the facility of adjusting heights, widths, etc. according to the requirement and nature of the area of work. If there are space constraints, then use of adjustable gantry cranes is ideal.
3. A few of gantry cranes are also able to function on rubber tyre where rails cannot be used. Also, gantry cranes are made available in all size.
Use of Gantry Crane
These are used for Construction sites, Container handling, Granite Industry, Ship building industry, Scrap Yards, Ports, Shipping Yards etc. Range right from 0.25T to 100 Tonnes.