The overhead crane is also known as a bridge crane, it is a type of crane found in industrial environments. An overhead crane consists of parallel runways with a traveling bridge passing over the gap. A hoist, the lifting component of a crane, travels along the bridge.
Unlike mobile or construction cranes, overhead cranes are typically used for either manufacturing or maintenance applications, where efficiency or downtime are critical factors.
Kind Of Overhead Cranes
EOT (Electric Overhead Traveling) Crane
The most common type of cranes encountered in factories are overhead cranes. These type of cranes are control operated by a radio/IR remote pendant or from a cabin if crane is equipped .
Rotary overhead crane
The rotary overhead crane has one end of the bridge mounted on a fixed pivot and the other end carried on an ring shaped track. The overhead crane stretched across the circular area under the bridge.