gantry crane


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gantry crane

[′gan·trē ‚krān]
(mechanical engineering)
A bridgelike hoisting machine having fixed supports or arranged for running along tracks on ground level.

Gantry Crane

 

a crane mounted on rigid supports (gantries) in the form of a bridge that moves along rails. They are used mainly for serving open warehouse areas with a large volume of work.

gantry crane

A revolving crane, positioned atop a movable pedestal that travels along tracks; can reach a more extensive area of a construction site than a stationary crane of similar size.

gantry crane

A large crane mounted on a platform that usually runs back and forth on parallel tracks astride the work area. Often shortened to gantry.
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