Gantry crane price is different from different gantry crane manufacturers. Because the cost of a gantry crane is so closely related to many factors, such as the lifting capacity, span length, material, and types of the gantry crane, in addition, transportation cost, working duty, and even the international exchange rate have a huge impact on it. Therefore, before knowing the gantry crane price, we should learn more information about the gantry crane. Here we go.
What is a gantry crane?
Gantry crane is a very important hoisting machine. And it is widely in the manufacturing, processing, and maintenance industry. A gantry crane mainly consists of a lifting mechanism, traveling mechanism, main girder, end beam, electrical system, and some other parts. Besides, it commonly has three operation methods, manual operation, control handle operation, and remote control operation. And a gantry crane is usually designed and manufactured into single girder or double girder structure. In addition, marine travel lift is a kind of gantry crane.
Gantry Crane Types
In accordance with different working environments, structures, and items lifted, there are different gantry crane types. And the types can greatly affect the cost of gantry cranes.
Single Girder Gantry Crane
Single girder gantry crane is a kind of light-duty hoisting machine. It is commonly used in the small production lines, warehouses, workshops, and garages, etc. With compact structure, small size, and lightweight, it is portable. Besides, single girder gantry crane is very easy to install, transport, and maintain. This gantry crane is equipped with wheels that can be used in a large area.
Double Girder Gantry Crane
Double girder gantry crane is sort of heavy-duty lifting equipment. Due to the strong loading capacity, stable performance, and high efficiency, it usually used in heavy industries, such as the port, shipyard, quay, big workshop, warehouse, etc. Double girder gantry crane has two horizontal beams, and it usually has a greater span length and lifting height than single girder gantry crane. All of these give it a powerful lifting capacity and stable performance.
Semi Gantry Crane
Gantry cranes can be designed with two legs, they are called full gantry cranes. And gantry cranes also can be designed with one leg, they are semi gantry cranes. The one side of the semi crane riding on wheels or rails and the other side riding on a runway system connected to the building structure. And this can save your workspace.
Full Gantry Crane
Full gantry crane has a very wide range of application, whether home use or industrial use, used indoors or outdoors. It has two legs equipped with railway or rubber tyres. Which make it a large work area. And it consists of two types, single girder, and double girder structure. Which one to choose need to according to your actual situation.
Container Gantry Crane
Container gantry crane is a large hoisting machine. Obviously, it is commonly used for loading or moving containers in the port and quay, etc. Besides, container gantry crane is usually designed into double girder gantry crane. It has a strong lifting capacity, long span length, and high loading height. In accordance with the actual condition, you can choose rubber tyried gantry(RTG) crane or rail mounted gantry(RMG) crane.
Portable Gantry Crane
Portable gantry crane is a small light-duty lifting crane. It has a small size, lightweight, and compact structure. Therefore, it is very easy to install, transport and maintain. Portable gantry crane runs on rubber wheels. These wheels make it can move flexibly. Besides, it is commonly used in small workshops, warehouses, and garages, etc.
What affects the price of a gantry crane?
There are so many types of gantry crane. And different cranes have different applications. To ensure that you get the right type of the gantry crane for your business, you should learn some information about the influence factor of the gantry crane price.
- The type of gantry crane you need for your business
- The loading capacity or the maximum rated capacity you need
- How often you will use your gantry crane?
- The environment your gantry crane will be running in
What type of gantry crane do you need?
A gantry crane is a complex machine, and it consists of lots of parts. There are many different types of gantry cranes for you to choose from. Only choose the right gantry crane, can it greatly benefit your business. For example, in terms of different work environments, we provide workshop gantry crane, container gantry crane, and garage gantry crane, etc. And different gantry cranes have different prices.
What is the lifting capacity or the rated load?
The lifting capacity is an important configuration of a gantry crane. And the loading capacity relies on the maximum load of items you lift. Besides, we should know it is quite dangerous when the weight of items over the rated load. In addition to the lifting capacity, span length and lifting height are essential for you to choose.
What is the service classification or working duty?
As a professional gantry crane supplier, it is significant for us to determine what sort of crane classification for your specific application. Only choose the correct working duty, can your gantry crane performs well and enjoy a long service life. There are several questions for customers as below.
- How often will the crane be used?
- How quickly will the crane need to transfer materials or equipment?
- Will the crane be needed for frequent or regular service?
- What is the average loading capacity of the items that will be lifting?
- How far does the gantry crane need to move material in your facility?
- How frequently will the crane be making loads at full capacity?
What is the working environment?
Environmental factors such as high temperature, the presence of chemicals, fumes, steam, or dust can require special metal coatings. And these will affect the cost of a gantry crane in different ways. For example, we offer explosion-proof crane for places of flammable and explosive dust.
How to contact us?
As a global gantry crane manufacturer and exporter, we provide gantry cranes with various types and different tons for sale. Furthermore, we always aim to offer high-cost performance hoisting equipment for customers. Therefore, the gantry crane price of us is quite reasonable and attractive. If you are interested in our quality, reliable, and environmental gantry cranes, please email us or leave your message below, we will be very glad to reply to you as soon as possible.