Outdoor Gantry Crane

Outdoor gantry crane is generally used to lift and move heavy loads for many outdoor workplaces, including storage yards, dock, port, railway, shipyard, and construction site. The gantry crane comes into being to suit various applications where an overhead crane is not practical. As highly efficient and economical lifting systems, the outdoor gantry cranes are designed and built with many different configurations, sizes and models, including single girder, double girder, rail mounted, rubber tired, semi gantry crane, truss and cantilever styles, and each type is designed to serve a specific lifting need.

When you are looking to buy an outdoor gantry crane to meet your specific application, there are obviously many things you need to consider, such as the equipment configuration, capacity, size, working space and environment. Before thinking about these questions, you are suggested to have a full understanding of different types of outdoor gantry cranes.

The classification of our outdoor gantry crane

The single girder gantry crane is a light small crane with traveling rail and is widely used in the workshop, storage, port, hydroelectric power station, and some other outdoor places. which is consisted of a gantry frame (main girder, legs, bottom end beams), lifting mechanism, traveling mechanism, and electrical control. It is commonly used with matching CD1 or MD1 electric hoist, and the European standard hoist is also provided on your request.

Our products can be designed with or without cantilever according to the client’s demand. One thing to be aware of is that it is forbidden to be used with melt metal, inflammable or explosive objects.

It is an ideal option for a variety of small and medium lifting applications with many prominent features such as simple structure, light dead weight, convenient maintenance and high durability.

Outdoor single girder gantry crane
Single girder gantry crane

Single girder gantry crane parameters:

  • Load capacity: 3-20t
  • Span: 8-35m
  • Lifting height: 6-18m
  • Lifting speed: 0.33-8m/min
  • Trolley running speed: 20m/min
  • Crane running speed: 20m/min
  • Work duty: A3, A4

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The AQ-MG double girder crane, or the general gantry crane is the most commonly used heavy duty lifting equipment for outdoor uses, which is designed and manufactured according to GB/T 14406.

In contrast to single beam gantry crane, this outdoor gantry crane can achieve a larger capacity, greater lifting height, and speed. It is capable of handling extremely heavy loads up to 500 ton.

The double beam gantry crane is widely applied in port, freight yard opens warehouse or railway to serve as an efficient and safe lifting tool. It signifies high utilization of workspace, high versatility, and strong adaptability. For special work, it also can be equipped with other lifting devices like grab etc. All the procedure is finished in the operating room.

What calls for special attention is that high temperature, flammable, explosive, corrosion, overloading, dust or other dangerous operations should be Prohibited.

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Outdoor double girder gantry crane

Outdoor double girder gantry crane parameters: 

  • Load capacity: 5-500t
  • Span: 18-35m
  • Lifting height: 6-18m
  • Lifting speed: 1.5-11.5m/min
  • Trolley running speed: 10-40.1m/min
  • Crane running speed: 16-50m/min
  • Work duty: A3-A7

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Compared with other traditional gantry lifting equipment, this type has a single leg to fit many outdoor workplaces where space is quite limited. According to various lifting needs, the semi gantry crane placed with single girder or double girder. Semi gantry cranes can be controlled either by hand-wired control or remote control. This kind of cranes has lots of advantages, such as cutting down costs and can be moved easily in work area etc.

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Semi Gantry Crane for Sale

Semi gantry crane parameters: 

  • Load capacity: 5-32t
  • Span: 12-30m
  • Lifting height: 6-12m
  • Lifting speed: 6-11.5m/min
  • Trolley running speed: 37-40.1m/min
  • Crane running speed: 37.7-40.1m/min
  • Work duty: A3-A6

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Truss gantry crane refers to a kind of gantry crane with truss type structure, and it can be with a single beam or double beam as needed. Truss gantry crane is mainly composed of truss girder, legs, lower cross beams, and other components.

Truss gantry crane is mainly used to load, unload materials and goods in factories, open area, and other outdoor places, due to the wind size is smaller than the box-shaped structure. Truss crane is particularly suitable for large wind and sandstorm place, generally for handling and lifting.

Truss gantry crane is more often used for outdoor environments where there are strong winds or sandstorm. This kind of outdoor truss gantry crane is suitable to solve small and medium lifting issues with many advantages such as light dead weight and easy maintenance. The crane can be controlled on the ground or in the cab room.

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Truss Gantry Crane

Outdoor truss gantry crane parameters:

  • Load capacity: 3-20t
  • Span: 8-35m
  • Lifting height: 6-18m
  • Lifting speed: 0.33-8m/min
  • Trolley running speed: 20m/min
  • Crane running speed: 20m/min
  • Work duty: A3, A4

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Cantilever gantry crane for outdoor use

The gantry crane with cantilever is widely used in various open workplaces, such as port, railroad freight yard, and shipyard. A right outdoor gantry crane is vital to the efficient operation of your business, so here comes the question: how to select the right equipment for your individual applications. The key is to focus on your specific needs. Here are some considerations for your reference.

Before using this outdoor gantry crane, there are some items you should be considered, including lifting capacity, lifting height, lifting speed etc. Another critical consideration is the working environment. As the outdoor environments are changeable, you may need to make sure your crane with several safety devices such as windproof device, lightning protection device and rain cover.

Next, you should think about questions like how often do you use the crane, how to inspect your machines? which way do you prefer to make it move? Finally, you should consider some options for critical parts of the outdoor gantry crane such as the trolley and hoist type.

Here are some suggestions we give to you to take a comprehensive consideration of these questions so as to make the best choice. We will help you find the best lifting equipment for your needs.

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Safety devices for outdoor gantry crane

For gantry lifting system used in outdoor places, the working environment is changeable, so it is critical to set up safety devices to ensure efficient and secure operation, such as windproof and anti-slip device.

According to relevant regulations, the rail mounted gantry crane for outdoor uses should be equipped with this protection device in case the equipment is blown by strong winds, leading to sliding along tracks. These products are also needed rain cover and lightning protection device. For the open-air working environment, it is essential to equip these safety devices in order to protect the electric control system of the crane.

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Our company provides dependable, durable lifting equipment for sale. Each gantry is manufactured in accordance with international standards and criterion. Users should check each installation for compliance with the applicable operating and maintenance requirements of these standards. Our Crane’s complete line of gantries and accessories provides a reliable and economical solution for your moving and lifting needs.

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