Discover the versatility and mobility of Portable Gantries, designed to meet a variety of lifting needs in diverse work environments. Whether indoors or outdoors, these compact and movable lifting solutions provide a reliable support structure for handling loads effortlessly. Adhering to stringent quality standards, our Portable Gantries are your go-to choice for safe and efficient lifting tasks, ensuring that your operations run seamlessly every time.
Discover Ultimate Mobility with Our Portable Gantries
At Granada Cranes, we bring you the epitome of mobility and flexibility with our range of Portable Gantries. Catering to diverse lifting needs, our portable gantries are meticulously designed to deliver reliable lifting solutions while ensuring effortless movement across your workspace.
Why settle for any lifting equipment when you can opt for our Portable Gantries that blend durability with mobility? Whether it’s a small-scale operation or a large-scale project, these gantries can be seamlessly integrated to meet the demands of your lifting tasks. Easy to assemble and disassemble, our portable gantries promise a hassle-free experience, saving you both time and effort.
Not only do our Portable Gantries uphold the highest standards of safety, but they also open up a realm of possibilities when it comes to handling materials efficiently in varying environments. Now, manoeuvring loads around obstacles is no longer a challenge but a smooth operation.
Choose Granada Cranes for Portable Gantries that stand as a hallmark of quality, reliability, and unrivalled mobility. Your quest for a lifting solution that embodies convenience and efficiency ends right here.
What are Portable Gantries?
A Portable Gantry is a versatile and mobile solution for lifting and handling materials across various settings. It embodies a combination of convenience and efficiency, offering a solution that can be easily moved to different locations within or between sites, as the job demands. Characterised by its lightweight structure, ease of assembly, and disassembly, a portable gantry provides an excellent choice for sporadic lifting needs.
Its design caters to a broad range of applications, from industrial maintenance to event setup and small-scale manufacturing operations. Moreover, its compact and portable nature does not compromise its lifting capacity, making it a reliable choice for managing a variety of lifting tasks in a cost-effective manner.
Portable Gantry Design & Standards
Granada Cranes meticulously crafts each of their portable and mobile gantry units adhering to the key British and European harmonised standards such as BS2853: Steel Overhead Runway Beams and BS EN 1993: Structural use of Steel, alongside other authoritative standards like BS EN 1999: Structural use of Aluminium.
The varied designs of mobile and portable gantries encompass different styles of bracing, or in some instances, omit bracing altogether. It’s crucial to choose the right style of lifting gantry tailored to your application. The integration of bracing within the lifting gantry design significantly contributes to the stability of the structure during lifting operations. Therefore, it’s advisable to opt for a unit that not only ensures stability but also facilitates the smooth movement of the hoist to the desired locations throughout the lifting process.
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Gantries, or gantry cranes, are a type of crane built atop a gantry, which is a structure used to straddle an object or workspace. They can range from enormous “full” gantries, suitable for heavyweight lifting tasks, to smaller “portable” or “mobile” gantries that can be easily moved within industrial environments. Gantries consist of a hoist mounted on a horizontal beam or girder, which itself is supported by two upright columns. These cranes provide a mobile and flexible lifting solution within various environments.
Gantries are utilised for a multitude of purposes across different sectors due to their versatility in handling heavy loads and materials. Their primary use is for lifting and transporting heavy objects from one location to another. They are commonly found in industrial, manufacturing, and construction settings for tasks such as moving machinery, hoisting automobiles in service stations, or transferring heavy materials in warehouses. Moreover, they are also employed in shipyards for lifting large engines or in railways and aviation sectors for maintenance and manufacturing processes. With the ability to span horizontally and vertically, gantries provide a practical and efficient solution to a wide range of lifting and moving challenges.
Portable gantries are well-suited for a variety of applications including maintenance tasks, lifting and relocating heavy objects, event setup, and small-scale manufacturing operations, among others.
Portable gantries are designed for ease of assembly and disassembly, making them a convenient choice for on-the-go lifting needs.
The lifting capacity can vary, but commonly ranges from 250kg to 5,000kg depending on the design and construction of the gantry.
Yes, many portable gantries are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, making them a versatile choice for various working environments.
Portable gantries provide immediate, on-site lifting solutions, reducing the need for external lifting equipment and thereby enhancing operational efficiency.