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Crane Terminology

Crane terminology.

We have listed alphabetically below links to useful information pages covering as many types of crane terminology as we could think of. All you need to know about cranes, hoists, swing jib cranes and how they work. We receive many telephone calls from people who need help deciding what crane or lifting equipment they need to buy and what each does.

Anti-collision for overhead traveling cranes, hence reducing accidents

Articulated Jib Crane / Knuckle Jib Crane

Banelec crane control panels

Base Grouting Around Crane Columns.

Breakdowns And Hoist Repairs

Buzz Bar For Cranes and Power Supply, And How Does It Work?

Console Cranes. What is a Console Crane? 

Crane Base Ground Anchors and Cones

Cranes Collision Avoidance or Anti Collision Systems

Crane Pendants, Telemecanique

Demag DMR Wire Rope Hoist Ultra Low Headroom Rope Hoist

Demag Replacement Pendant DC COM

Donati DMK Hoist, ideal for Donati jib cranes

Double Girder or Twin Beam Cranes

End Carriages (or Bogies) for Cranes; What Are They.

End Stops For Hoist Travel

FAQ’s About Overhead Cranes

Finance for Cranes

Free Standing Crane Steelwork; all you need to know.

Foundations For Cranes and Ground Anchor Frames.

Gantry Cranes; What Do I Need to Know? 

Gantry Cranes, What Is A Gantry Crane? 

GH Overhead Cranes

Goliath Crane and Semi Goliath Cranes

Ground Anchors and Oversized Base Plates for Donati Jibs 

Jib Crane Common Questions

Jib Crane Slewing Limits

Job Vacancies For Crane Engineers and Installation teams

Knee Joints For Cranes, perfect for saving money

Monorail Crane 

NEW overhead crane prices, yes!

Overhead Cranes Explained

Pillar Jib Crane Installing, Testing and Commissioning

Powered Slew Jib Cranes

Radio Remote Control For Cranes

Report Of Thorough Examination and Service

Safe Use Of Overhead Cranes, Hoists And Swing Jib Cranes 

Servicing overhead crane; crane service

Single Girder Cranes

Site Map

Site Survey

Stahl Electric Chain Hoist With Headroom Chart 

Steelwork For Cranes Explained

Steel Work Faults; by others not us

Stooled Up Overhead Gantry Crane

Street Wire Rope Hoist 

SWF Cranes For Sale and SWF Crane Kits

10 Things To Know or Think About Before Buying An Overhead Crane.

Testing Overhead Cranes.


Training in the safe use of crane operating

Under notched crane beams

Videos Of Crane Application

Wall Mounted Jib Crane 

Which crane is suitable for my factory?

crane terminology

crane terminology

If you have any question that are not answered here, please call us. Even if the question was listed on this page and you need to discuss the answer further please call our dedicated and helpful crane engineers on 01527 894 825. Call it old fashioned but we will pick up the call.

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