Design and Manufacture of Overhead Gantry Crane

With a wide variety of overhead gantry cranes available, RHC Lifting can design a crane to match your exact requirements. Using a sophisticated configuration software, RHC Lifting Limited, can design a customised solutions based on standardised components, whilst ensuring that the most appropriate components are selected whilst also offer the best possible price.


Possible solutions include: 

Single Girder Gantry Cranes

Single Girder Crane Single Girder Crane

A single girder crane design is cost effective solutions with short spans up to 30 metres and for lifting loads up to 40t.


Either using a profile or box girder to suspend a SWF Krantechnik; SK chain hoist or a NOVA wire rope hoist.  

Double Girder Gantry Cranes

Double Girder Crane Double Girder Crane

RHC Lifting would propose a double girder crane for wider spans and lifting heavier weights. Either double profile girder or double fabricated box can be utilised depending on the exact requirements. A double girder crab trolley is suspended between the double beams assemble.


Using SWF Krantechnik crane components, RHC Lifting can design, manufacture and install a double girder crane for capacities up to 160t and with spans over to 30 metres. Double girder cranes can also be supplied with a fixed maintenance platform to allow safe and easy access on to the hoist.

Underslung Gantry Cranes

Underslung Crane Underslung Crane

When floor-mounted gantry steelwork is not feasible or in areas with minimal available space an underslung crane offers a potential solution. With the gantry rail mounted directly onto the factory ceiling, a larger working envelope can be achieved make full use of the space available. Underslung cranes are ideal when latching system is required to transfer a load between different bays.


Using SWF Krantechnik components, RHC Lifting can design, manufacture and install an underslung girder crane for capacities up to 12.5t and with spans up to 28 metres.

Goliath and Semi-Goliath Cranes

Goliath and Semi-Goliath Cranes Goliath and Semi-Goliath Cranes

When no gantry structure is available or not feasible or the existing gantry is not adequate a floor running goliath crane offers a versatile solution. In situations, when only one gantry structure is available a semi-goliath crane is a solution. With one side of the crane floor running that the other attached to a fixed gantry. Either a single or double girder design can be utilised to produce a goliath crane.


Goliath and semi-goliath cranes are regularly used outdoor operations or in factories with limited.

Examples of RHC Lifting's Solutions

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RHC Lifting Limited - HQ

Lawrence Drive

Stover Trading Estate

Yate, Bristol

BS37 5PG


Tel: 01454 332270


Autec Enq: 

RHC Lifting Limited - Yeovil 

RHC Lifting Limited

C/O Leonardo Helicopters

Lysander Road


BA20 2YB


Tel: 01935 704076

RHC Lifting Limited - Plymouth 

11 Mary Seacole Road




Tel: 01752 250501

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