Some issues should know about industry crane

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In the factory, wharf, yard, port and railway etc., the industry cranes are widely used to loading or unloading goods, generally, we purchase a crane by comparing the production capacity of manufacturers, the process scale, the technology and the transportation of the companies, undoubted, these are necessary, but at the same time, you should know some important specifications of cranes, which limits if the manufacturers you are interested in is the best one, if their products confirm to the standards, and can help you to understand cranes better, what’s more, the main specifications are the standards of various cranes design. Here are some main specifications for your reference, which can give remind for the people who are newly come into contact with cranes.  
specification of crane

Self weight of cranes

It is obvious that self weight means the whole weight of the crane under the standard configuration, and the unit is ton or kg.

Lifting capacity

This is one of the most important specifications about crane. Means the quality of lifting material and some separable sling or other spear parts, can divided into rated load lifting capacity, the maximum lifting capacity, the total lifting capacity, valid lifting capacity, etc. Each crane should be produced according to the lifting capacity, and when operating the cranes, the load must be lower than the maximum lifting capacity.

Hoisting height

Lifting height refers to the vertical dimension from the roof of crane travelling track to the load handing device, the unit is meter. In general, if the crane equipped with hook, it is to the center of the hook clasp, but it is to the bottom if crane equipped with grab or other containers.


Usually, span is used in the bridge crane specially, refers to the horizontal distance between the center line of the crane orbit, the unit is meter, different kinds of cranes have different span.

Hoisting speed

Hoisting speed means the vertical displacement speed of rated load under the stable operation of cranes, the unit is m/min.
crane parameter


The above specifications are some common specifications that we should pay attention to. If you want to purchase a crane, you must in accordance with your own requirements.

Apart from the specifications, the operation safety is also quite important, and in TICO, the operation method mainly can be divided into three types.
1. Remote control: the crane was controlled by a professional operator with a remote controller.
2. Cab control: this is common in the overhead crane and gantry crane, there is a cage, and the professional driver will control the crane in the cage.
3. Stick control: the crane was operated by the operator with a hand switch.
You can choose any one according to your requirements.

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