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What is overhead crane? And how they will help end users?

The overhead crane has can be used in many different applications and in great many industries as well. A good example is like metal fabricating operation have overhead cranes. Overhead cranes can be used when the floor is obstructed and there is a requirement to move heavy load around. They are usually used  within a warehouse or in big industries and even on sea ports some times. It is often seen that the overhead is installed to load throughout the length and width of the building.  The overhead bridge crane is the most common of all the overhead cranes. The overhead bridge crane runs on an elevated track and is a popular choice because it offers hook motion along three axes, namely up, down,  back and forth and side to side. They can run either on top of girders or be under-hung. The popular Gantry crane is also a type of overhead crane though it operates in a slightly different method. Te difference being that it is supported via the floor and connected to a set of tracks or it is on four wheels and sometimes may be portable as well. These cranes are invaluable when heavy load is required to be transported between buildings and are especially useful to manufacturers with temporary set-up. Thus it is no big surprise that this crane is quite popular amongst the overhead crane manufacturers in India.

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The few safety factors to consider with an overhead crane are that you never bring a heavy load being moved by the crane over someone’s head. It may often happen that the crane operators are not trained properly thus leading to many accidents. This is something that should be avoided. It is also important to take the overload limit of the cranes into consideration while lifting really heavy loads and to stay well within the limits.

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