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What Is Overhead Crane?

What is overhead crane? An overhead crane, commonly called a bridge crane, is a type of crane found in industrial environments.  The crane is a kind of lifting equipment for loading, unloading or moving materials to save resources and improve efficiency. Our company provide various types of overhead cranes for you, and you can also choose a customized crane.

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History Of Overhead Crane

In the year 1876, Sampson Moore designed and manufactured the first-ever electric overhead crane in England. The crane was used to handle guns at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, London. Since that time Alliance Machine was one of the earliest cranes in the US market.

The crane was in service until approximately 1980 and is now in a museum in Birmingham, Alabama. With the development of science and technology, there is a lot of innovations for overhead crane, the Western load brake(which is now rare) and the wire rope hoist(which is still popular), have come and gone.

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Various Features Of Overhead Crane

Nowadays, overhead travelling crane is the most commonly used crane in the world. The reason why the crane is so popular is that it has great features and advantages. If you want to choose an ideal crane for your projects, please contact us.

Smooth starting and ending

Good performance, less maintenance

High efficiency, low noise

A reliable safety protection system to entirely keep the safety of operators

High-cost performance, low operational cost

Full remote control and manual operation choices

Simple structure, easy operation, installation and maintenance

What Are The Types Of Overhead Crane?

Single girder overhead crane

This bridge crane is made up of one girder supported on each side by an end truck. In general, single girder overhead crane is designed and produced for light-duty service. It has a small size and lightweight. Besides, because of the compact and simple structure, it is very easy to transport, install and operate. All in all, if you have a small workshop, warehouse, garage or others, a single girder bridge crane is highly suitable for your project.

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AQ-LD single girder bridge crane primarily consists of :main beam, end beam, bridge operating mechanism, lifting mechanism, electrical control system, etc.  The capacity ranges from 1 ton to 25 tons, and this overhead lifting equipment can work with wire rope hoist or chain hoist.

AQ-LD Single Girder Crane Parameters

  • Lifting capacity: 1-25t
  • Span length: 7.5-31.5m
  • Lifting height: 6-30m
  • Lifting speed: 0.3-8m/min
  • Hoist travelling speed: 20m/min
  • Crane travelling speed: 20m/min
  • Working class: A3~A4
  • Customized service

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HD European Overhead Crane

 

AQ-HD European single girder overhead crane has advanced technology and is designed in accordance with the international standards. The crane is also with strong rigidity, light weight and outstanding structure.

AQ-HD Single Girder Crane Parameters 

  • Lifting capacity: 1-20t
  • Span:7.5-28.5m
  • Lifting height:6-18m
  • Lifting speed: 0.8/5m/min
  • Hoist travelling speed:2-20m/min
  • Crane speed: 3-30m/min
  • Duty: A5
  • Customized service

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Underhung crane is suitable for conditions where the height of the plant is insufficient, and can save the steel structure of the plant.

AQ-LX Single Girder 5 Ton Crane Parameters 

  • Lifting capacity: 0.5-10t
  • Span:3-22.5m
  • Lifting height:6-30m
  • Lifting speed: 0.7-8m/min
  • Hoist travelling speed: 20m/min
  • Crane speed: 20m/min
  • Duty: A3-A4
  • Customized service

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Double girder overhead crane

This bridge crane consists of two beams supported by an end truck on each side. Double girder overhead cranes are suggested for heavy-duty applications where cranes have to handle heavier lifting capacities and longer spans. It has a powerful lifting capacity and stable performance. The loading capacity of it from our Group can reach 800 ton. And it is ideal for your manufacturing and installation factory.

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AQ-QD Double Girder Crane Parameters


Lifting capacity: 5-450t
Span:10.5-31.5m
Lifting height:6-24m
Lifting speed: 2.1-11.5m/min
Trolley speed:27-40m/min
Crane speed: 42-75m/min
Duty: A3-A7
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AQ-LH Double Girder Crane Parameters


Lifting capacity: 5-50t
Span length: 10.5~31.5m
Lifting height: 6~30m
Lifting speed: 0.18-8m/min
Trolley speed: 20m/min
Crane speed: 20m/min
Working class: A3~A4
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AQ-NLH European Double Girder Crane Parameters


Lifting capacity: 5-80t
Span:10.5-31.5m
Lifting height:6-18m
Lifting speed: 0.4-5m/min
Trolley speed:2-20m/min
Crane speed: 3-30m/min
Duty: A5
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AQ-QZ Grab Double Girder Crane Parameters

  • Lifting capacity: 5-20t
  • Span:10.5-31.5m
  • Lifting height:6-26m
  • Lifting speed: 30.7-39.3m/min
  • Trolley speed:33.1-44.6m/min
  • Crane speed: 76.9-73.6m/min
  • Duty: A5-A7
  • Customized service

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AQ-QB Explosion Proof Crane Parameters

  • Lifting capacity: 5-75t
  • Span: 10.5-31.5m
  • Lifting height: 6-20m
  • Lifting speed: 1.9-5m/min
  • Trolley speed: 10.5-20.5m/min
  • Explosion Proof Grade: ExdⅡBT4、ExdⅡCT4
  • Crane speed: 15.4-22.3m/min
  • Duty: A3-A4
  • Customized service

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Top running overhead crane

Top running overhead crane is a commonly used type of crane. It has no limiting loading capacity, it can safely and efficiently handle small loads or large loads, and the rated load of it from us can reach 800 ton. Top running crane can be designed as single girder or double girder structure. Double girder overhead crane usually designed as top running bridge crane to ensure stable performance and safety. And it is typically larger than underhung bridge crane.

Underhung bridge crane

Underhung bridge crane, or under running overhead crane, use wheels that are supported by the bottom flange of the runway beam to move the bridge up and down the runway. An under running crane is commonly configured in a single girder design for small service or lower-capacity applications.

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How To Choose A Right Overhead Crane?

Overhead crane can be designed and manufactured into different sizes, capacities, and shapes, and choosing the correct type of overhead crane is vitally important for your business. Different applications require different types of overhead crane, and there is no one overhead crane can fit all. So the following need to be taken into consideration when choosing a crane for your project.

Working environments, indoors or outdoors

 Working conditions and working temperature

Type and weight of the material

Required capacity or the rated load

Length or span length of the crane

How often the crane will be used

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Applications Of The Crane

An overhead crane has a very wide range of applications. As we all know, an overhead crane or bridge crane is used for lifting or moving small or large items in all various different places, such as the warehouse, garage, workshop, manufacturing and maintenance factory, assembly factory, etc.

It can be used both indoors and outdoors. Overhead crane for sale from our group has high quality, favorable price, and long service life. Welcome to contact us for more information.

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