TYPES OF BRIDGE AND GANTRY CRANES
Bridge and gantry cranes can be:
l pendant controlled
l cabin controlled
l remote controlled
Most bridge and gantry cranes are controlled by a pendant push button control suspended from the
Cabin controls are used for a wide range of applications particularly where it is not possible to have a kept away from the intense heat of the molten steel transported by the cranes.
Bridge cranes are commonly used inside factories for a wide range of jobs. They run on overhead rails
usually attached to opposing factory walls.