The Benefits of Overhead Cranes

Benefits of Overhead Cranes

Cranes exist in a variety of forms – each tailored to a specific use. Sizes range from the smallest jib cranes, used inside workshops, to the tallest tower cranes, used for constructing high buildings. Mini-cranes are also used for constructing high buildings, to facilitate constructions by reaching tight spaces.  Cranes are commonly employed in the transportation industry for the loading as well as unloading of freight. Cranes in the manufacturing plants are often overhead cranes which move along with beams to assist in lifting.  Most of the construction sites are filled with such cranes services which deploy a range of these equipment that are in work. A suspended crane or overhead crane is used mostly inside factories and they can transport very heavy loads. In automated and computer operated warehouses, a stacker crane with a forklift is used.

Using cranes can increase safety and allow for more floor space.  Since overhead cranes are positioned as high as your facility’s ceiling, they avoid just about everything on your warehouse floor. You will be able to carry items safely above any obstacles, thereby reducing product damage.

At KMH we have a variety of Cranes to fit your needs:

Free Standing & Ceiling Mounted Work Station Bridge Cranes

These cranes, which can be installed on any normal 6-inch reinforced concrete floor, feature a pre-engineered modular design that can easily expand as your work centers expand.

When a work area must be free from any support structures that may interfere with operations, Ceiling Mounted Bridge Cranes are an excellent solution to keeping floors clear. These systems are designed for easy installation and, expansion and relocation.

Pre-Engineered Crane Systems

We also offer pre-engineered Floor Supported and Ceiling Mounted Crane Systems in capacities from 1/2 ton to 50 tons & spans up to 100’. These systems are made with track, which has a three piece welded construction with a compound section of mild steel top flange and web and a specially rolled high-carbon steel lower rail. These systems offer unmatched versatility, durability and ease of installation.

Work Station Jib Cranes

This versatile crane can move loads around corners, reach into machines or doorways, and swing under obstructions. This crane is also perfect in applications that require an operator to rotate the jib in close to its pivot point.

If you are looking to utilize an overhead crane for your facility, contact us so we can assist you in exploring all your options. No matter what your needs may be, we can make sure you choose the best crane for you and explain their uses and benefits to help you make the right decision.

Contact us today to learn how we can help you optimize your efficiency and save you money.