Bridge Crane

bridge crane

[′brij ‚krān]
(mechanical engineering)
A hoisting machine in which the hoisting apparatus is carried by a bridgelike structure spanning the area over which the crane operates.

Bridge Crane

 

a crane with a metal truss or beam structure in the form of a supported or suspension bridge. The bridge moves along the aisle of a shop or an open loading area on rails located under the crane. A crane trolley with hoisting gear moves transversely along the bridge. Among the types of bridge cranes are cantilever, semigantry, and gantry cranes and bridge loaders.

bridge crane

A traveling overhead hoisting machine which spans fixed side rails that are part of a building structure or are erected to support the crane; the hoisting unit also may travel laterally between the rails; used to handle materials in such a location as a machine shop or fabricating plant.
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The building houses a five-ton bridge crane, a one-ton bridge crane, and a pair of two-ton monorail cranes.
The new Zero Emission V-type bridge crane does not require a power supply for handling and transporting loads.
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The manual BPL can be mounted to a hoist on a manipulator, jib crane, or bridge crane.
The MezzCrane[TM] material handling and storage solution combines all the strength and utility of a custom-designed mezzanine with the agility and flexibility of a three axis enclosed track bridge crane, A variety of options are available to easily lift, move, and store materials within a work cell.
The installation will feature a Wendt 130 Heavy shredder with disc rotor and a custom infeed conveyor featuring a three-chain design, overhead bridge crane, control house, mill water-injection system and Auto Driver Control package.
Using track crane systems, loads can be transferred in a variety of ways--from bridge crane to bridge crane, or from bridge cranes to monorails--through curves and switches.
A specialist in overhead bridge crane design, build, and installation, Innovated Industrial Services has expanded its production capabilities to include construction of box girders, well suited for use with long-span, high-capacity double girder overhead bridge cranes and runway beams commonly used in concrete products and other heavy industrial applications.