underhung crane

underhung crane

[′ən·dər‚həŋ ′krān]
(mechanical engineering)
An overhead traveling crane in which the end trucks carry the bridge suspended below the rails.
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While distance is no impediment for this type of crane, an underhung crane cannot lift a load as high as a top-running crane system and is meant for loads of 15 tons or less.
The Monorail Manufacturers Association (MMA), a subsidiary of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), sponsored the standards in the interest of improved uniformity of patented rack and enclosed track underhung crane and monorail performance and public safety.
Single-girder underhung crane has bridge end trucks running on lower flanges of runway beams.
The only other alternative--which Caterpillar contemplated bringing over from one of its other buildings--was an underhung crane.
facility, hand-held transmitters are used to control the main bay that contains a five-ton underhung crane in the 75-ft by 150-ft shop and a 10-ton crane outside in the 500-ft yard.
The hand-held radio transmitters are used to control the companies' main bay, 5-ton underhung crane in the 75-by 150-ft shop and a 10-ton crane outside in the 500-ft yard.
Typical standard crane systems currently available include: overhead cranes with single or double girder design; underhung cranes including low headroom design; jib cranes; cranes with in-line mechanically linked synchronised hoists; cranes with parallel operating hoists; crane capacities up to 100 tonnes; crane operation spans up to 36 metres.
Contract Awarded for Non-acat, mmhs, underhung cranes at kirtland afb, nm
A section on monorails and underhung cranes reviews the major components of these systems, including rails, under-running trolleys, interlock devices, and track suspension.
Specifications for underhung cranes and monorail systems
On the assembly line, Demag's KBK underhung cranes provide mobile support of air tools as workers walk along with each chassis as it moves along the floor by towline.