Gantry Cranes by Admalite

Gantry Cranes Overview

In many industrial environments, the ability to safely and efficiently lift heavy loads is crucial. Whether it involves relocating machinery or materials within a factory, loading and unloading shipping containers, or hoisting goods onto elevated storage areas, the importance of using the appropriate equipment cannot be overstated. One such piece of equipment that has gained widespread acceptance in recent years is the gantry crane.

Admalite 1000lb Gantry Crane in a warehouse bay

It is crucial to be aware of and adhere to the recommended duty cycle for your specific gantry crane to ensure safe and efficient operation. Operating the crane beyond its recommended duty cycle can lead to overheating and might result in damage to the crane, or cause it to malfunction, increasing the risk of accidents and injuries. By following the designated duty cycle, you can also prolong the crane’s lifespan and minimize the need for frequent repairs or replacements.

Benefits and Insights on Gantry Cranes by Admalite

Admalite, a premier provider of material lifting equipment, specializes in robust and versatile gantry cranes, including models like gantry crane 2 ton, gantry crane 3 ton, and gantry crane 5 ton. Each model is meticulously designed using advanced CAD software and undergoes rigorous load testing before construction, ensuring unparalleled reliability and safety. Discover the benefits and answers to common questions about our gantry cranes.

Engineering Excellence with CAD Software

A CAD software screen displaying a stress test simulation for an Admalite gantry crane. The image highlights the detailed analysis and optimization of load conditions and mechanical stresses, demonstrating Admalite's commitment to precision engineering and safety in crane design.

At Admalite, precision engineering is at the heart of everything we do. We leverage state-of-the-art CAD software to design each gantry crane, allowing us to simulate and analyze load conditions and mechanical stresses before any physical model is built. This proactive approach in design and testing ensures that every crane is optimized for both performance and safety.

Uncompromised Safety and Reliability

Safety is a paramount concern at Admalite. Each of our cranes is designed with a minimum safety factor of 4:1, significantly surpassing industry standards. Before leaving our facility, all cranes undergo stringent load testing to verify that they meet our rigorous safety and reliability criteria. This commitment to quality ensures that Admalite gantry cranes are trusted by industries nationwide.

Made in the USA

A skilled Admalite welder in action, welding a component of a 3-ton gantry crane in a manufacturing facility in the USA. The image captures the precision and expertise involved in the assembly process, emphasizing the commitment to safety, functionality, and support of American manufacturing standards.

Our skilled team of welders and metalworkers collaborate closely with our engineers to bring their designs to life, precisely cutting and welding every piece of metal. This meticulous assembly process is conducted entirely in the USA, ensuring that each gantry crane is not only safe and functional but also supports American jobs and manufacturing standards.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between a crane and a gantry?2024-04-27T02:44:36-04:00

A crane refers to the entire lifting mechanism, including boom, hoist, and other components. A gantry specifically refers to the structure that supports the crane, typically used to describe the framework in gantry crane systems.

How much do gantry cranes cost?2024-04-27T02:43:54-04:00

The cost varies based on capacity, span, and customizations. Admalite gantry cranes offer competitive pricing with detailed quotes available upon request, ensuring transparency and suitability for your budget and needs.

What are the disadvantages of gantry cranes?2024-04-27T02:43:18-04:00

While gantry cranes are incredibly versatile, they can be less ideal for operations that require high speeds or extensive vertical lifting because they generally operate at lower speeds and have height restrictions.

What is the difference between an overhead travelling crane and a gantry crane?2024-04-27T02:42:41-04:00

The main difference lies in their structure and mobility. Overhead travelling cranes are mounted on elevated runways and move along two rails. In contrast, Admalite gantry cranes are self-supporting and can be moved around on wheels or along a track system.

Why must a crane driver never drag a load?2024-04-27T01:56:41-04:00

Dragging a load risks destabilizing the crane, leading to potential accidents. Admalite’s training emphasizes correct handling techniques to prevent such hazards.

Do you need training to use a gantry crane?2024-04-27T01:56:17-04:00

Yes, comprehensive training is mandatory for operating any gantry crane safely. Admalite ensures that all operators are proficiently trained and meet or exceed OSHA standards.

Can you move a gantry crane while loaded?2024-04-27T01:55:56-04:00

It is possible but not advisable to move a gantry crane while loaded due to safety risks. Admalite recommends following operational guidelines and safety protocols strictly.

What are the advantages of a gantry crane?2024-04-27T01:55:37-04:00

Admalite gantry cranes offer exceptional portability, adaptability to varied environments, and are capable of lifting substantial loads with ease, enhancing operational efficiency in numerous industrial applications.

What is a gantry on a crane?2024-04-27T01:55:17-04:00

The gantry on a crane is the supportive structure that allows the crane to lift and transport heavy materials across the work area.

Admalite Superior Gantry Cranes

With Admalite Gantry Cranes, experience unmatched durability, versatility, and safety. Our commitment to excellence and adherence to the strictest safety standards ensure a reliable and efficient lifting solution for your needs. Contact us today to learn more about our products and how they can help streamline your operations.

A duty cycle table for Electric chain hoists outline the recommended usage time and rest periods for the hoist to ensure safe and efficient operation. The chart below provides an example of duty cycle for an electric chain hoist:


  • Running Time
  • Resting Time

Class A 17%
Class B 25%
Class C 50%
Class D 67%
Class E 100%


Duty Cycle Operating Time Rest Time
Class A 10 minutes 50 minutes
Class B 15 minutes 45 minutes
Class C 30 minutes 30 minutes
Class D 40 minutes 20 minutes
Class E 60 minutes 10 minutes


The duty cycle classification system can vary depending on the model of the chain hoist. The above table is just an example.


ADMALITE provides a range of services, including installation, maintenance, repair, load testing, customization, upgrades, consultation, replacement parts, and emergency callouts, ensuring their customers’ equipment operates safely and efficiently.


A service provider can offer customization services to ensure that a system meets the specific needs of a customer.


Regular maintenance is important for ensuring the optimal performance and longevity of a system.


If a system needs to be updated or upgraded, a service provider can recommend and install new components.


A service provider can install a new system.


If a system breaks down or malfunctions, a service provider can diagnose the problem and perform repairs.


UL Certification is a globally recognized standard for safety and quality assurance. UL Certification ensures that products and systems meet stringent safety requirements and comply with industry standards.

In the case of ADMALITE, their compliance with UL508A standards for industrial control panels ensures that their products are safe, reliable, and comply with industry standards, giving their customers peace of mind and confidence in the quality of their products.


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