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Wall crane saves your space and improves your material handling efficiency

29 Sep, 2016

Wall crane is type of jib crane which mainly consisted of wall mounted crane and wall travelling crane. Wall crane is a light duty crane, which is efficient, economical, and easy operation, etc. Free consult on the wall crane now by contact.0nLHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Wall crane overview

Wall crane is a type of jib crane that can be mounted on the interior walls of a building. Wall crane can move or lift heavy objects more efficiently and safer that pure human power. Depending on the model, wall crane can be grouped in wall travelling crane and wall-mounted cranes, which can be operated using either a manual pull chain or a motorized control system.0nLHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Components of wall crane

The main component of a wall crane is the horizontal hoisting member, or "jib." One end of the jib is fastened to a bracket or wall-mounting system, while the other end features a hook, wires, or another form of lift system. Depending on the unit, the jib may move up and down or side to side along the wall's height or width. The entire jib often moves along guides or tracks, though some simply hinge at the wall so only the hoisting mechanism will move. Some wall cranes even feature a telescoping arm to create more flexibility in terms of reaching objects.0nLHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

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Types of wall crane

There are two basic varieties of wall cranes to choose from, and each is categorized based on the mounting requirements. A cantilever wall crane features a jib mounted at the top of the wall. This type of unit is best for maximizing hoist area in applications with low ceiling heights. A tie-rod wall crane features a jib located mid-way along the height of the wall, with the jib supported by tie-rods connected to the floor or ceiling. This design is cheaper, and works best in areas with fairly large ceiling heights.0nLHenan Dongqi Machinery Co., Ltd

Advantages of wall crane

  • Wall jib cranes offer a number of advantages over other crane designs. Because they mount directly to support columns within the wall, they do not require complex footings or foundation systems. This lowers installation cost significantly, and allows the wall crane to be used in a wider variety of applications than many other types of hoisting systems.
  • By mounting the crane to the wall, users also save floor space, making these cranes the optimal choice for tight warehouses or work spaces. Wall cranes are also relatively small and portable compared to other types of lifting equipment, and tend to be fairly low in cost.

Notice to buy wall cranes

  • Due to their small size, however, wall cranes generally is used for lighter material handling than that of overhead crane, gantry crane, and other types of heavy material handling equipment.
  • When mounted on the walls of a building, they often place significant stress of the building's structural support columns. To prevent failure of these columns, buyers should consult a structural engineer to design adequate supports for wall-mounted cranes.

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