Custom overheard crane system by Global Track AustraliaFebruary 6, 2015
Traditional industrial environments are decked out with heavy-duty tools and raw materials that can't be handled by man. Stainless steel components and awkwardly shaped production parts compete with raw materials in the manufacturing workspace, moving from point A to point B, but it's the power of lifting mechanisms that shoulder the burden of these massive loads. The overhead crane, commonly referred to as a bridge crane, is the ideal master in this scenario, a pivotal assembly of runways and posts designed to span the gap between the handling of high-capacity loads and the limitations of the human body.
The customized installation of an overhead bridge crane is contingent upon the layout of the factory or warehouse space where the hardware is to be established. The dimensions of the operating area have a knock-on effect, inducing design alterations to everything from the bridge size to the height of the posts that support the hoist as it moves fluidly into every corner of a production environment. Global Track adapts installation to align with these factors, establishing an installation ethic that maximizes workflow. For example, our engineering principles use tried-and-tested research methods to improve crane functionality, a penchant for design that has led to bridge assemblies that can reach 15-meters in length.
Wheeled vehicles lift similar weights but are stranded on the ground and forced to navigate obstacles. Compare this unproductive scenario with a Global Track solution, a tailored framework consisting of vertical runways and reinforced posts that are capable of covering the remotest parts of the factory floor. The 2-tonne capacity assemblies use the latest designs and most durable materials to ensure productivity is matched by reliable operation and an enviable element of safe handling, lifting awkward loads with incredible efficiency. The installation of the product is fast and the engineering parts used in each system are built to support a simple retrofitting methodology.
If we walk the floor of a client's warehouse and see narrow aisles where many workers are rushing to keep up with company workflow, our instinct is to immediately suggest the installation of an overhead crane system, switching our client from slow-moving manual labour to the benefits of our custom-installed bridge crane system and the stability of our failsafe U-hanger hoist assembly. Global Track customers view our tailored bridge cranes as the backbone of high-tonnage lifting operations, a reputation we uphold through a high standard of cutting-edge system development.
Global Track Australia Pty Ltd
68 Station Street,
Norlane, Geelong, 3214,
ph: +61 3 5275 3252,
fax: +61 3 5275 6474,