Small Overhead Crane

Small Overhead Crane

Small Overhead Crane
Small Overhead Crane

Product Type: Small Overhead Crane
Lifting Capacity: 1~20t
Span: 7.5~28.5m
Lifting Height: 3~18m
Working Class: A3~A4
Ambient Temperature: -20~40℃


Small overhead crane is specifically engineered for infrequent or light duty service, usually coming in single girder construction. This overhead bridge crane features light weight, low cost, quick installation, simple structure and less freight expenses. It is suitable for lower capacity applications, widely used in small shops, workstations, workshops and garages. The small bridge crane can significantly improve your facility’s material handling process and ensure a safe lifting operation as well.

Different Types of Small Overhead Cranes for Sale

There are many different types of overhead cranes to meet your business demand. They vary largely with regard to specifications and configurations. The small bridge crane typically falls in two configurations, top running and under running system. The main difference between the two lies in the placement of runway beam.

  • Top running overhead crane

It is the most common form of overhead crane system which is can be built with small to very large capacities. The top running cranes are usually supported by building columns or specifically engineered columns and run on top of the runway beams.

Top Running Overhead Crane
Top Running Overhead Crane

Single girder top running crane parameters:

    • Lifting Capacity: 1t~20t
    • Span Length: 7.5~28.5m
    • Lifting Height: 3~18m
    • Working Class: A3, A4
    • Traveling Speed: 20m/min

  • Under running crane

Under running bridge crane, or underhung crane, is supported from the building roof structure. The crane wheels are mounted to the bottom flange of the runway beams. With these structural features, the underslung crane offers excellent side approaches and increased utilization of facility’s width and height. This type of overhead bridge crane is designed for light duty service and small tonnage lifting applications.

Underhung Bridge Crane
Underhung Bridge Crane

Underhung bridge crane parameters:

    • Lifting Capacity: 1t~10t
    • Span Length: 3~22.5m
    • Lifting Height: 3~12m
    • Working Class: A3
    • Traveling Speed: 20m/min

According to the working occasions, our overhead cranes can be classified into small shop overhead crane, workstation crane, garage overhead crane, small workshop overhead crane and warehouse crane. Which type of overhead lifting equipment do you need for your small business? If you have not determined yet, please feel free to contact us online. We are very pleased to help you select the right type of crane for your plants!

Common Uses of Small Bridge Crane

Designed for infrequent or light service, the lightweight overhead crane usually performs the lifting tasks at slow speeds. Sometimes there are long idle periods between the lifts. This small crane is typically found in repair shops, small manufacturing plants, light warehousing, light assembly lines and motor rooms. It is an economical and affordable solution to lift and move materials inside your facility. We have a wealth of experience in overhead crane design and manufacturing, so whatever your applications, we are able to design the perfect solution for your plants.

Small Overhead Crane Systems

Our overhead crane system adopts modular design that allows for easy transportation, installation and maintenance. It consist of several simple and basic components, including the bridge, trolley, hoist and electrical system. The hoist trolley features simple design, which usually runs on the bottom flange of the bridge girder. When it comes to underhung bridge crane, there are two types of the main beam design, including I-beam and engineered type of beam. All of our small overhead lifting equipment is fitted with pendant control. You can also choose a wireless remote control to operate your crane in a much safer and flexible way. Additionally, to meet your special lifting requirements, we offer custom design.

5 Ton Overhead Bridge Crane
5 Ton Overhead Bridge Crane

Why Buy A Dafang Overhead Crane?

We provide an array of overhead cranes to serve almost all sorts of applications. With our excellent engineers, we can design the crane into any capacity, form and size to fit your individual application and facility. At Dafang factory, you can also benefit from our dependable service that encompasses overhead crane installation, testing and maintenance. Interested in our overhead crane? get in touch with us online or via email.

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