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Jib cranes are available in a wide variety of types. These types include Articulating, Free Standing, Mast Type, Tool Solution, Traveling, Wall Bracket, Wall Cantilever, and Work Station. Each type has specific uses, capacities, options, and designs. YorkHoist offers jib cranes from both Gorbel, and EMH. Both Gorbel & EMH provide great products that can be customized to meet your individual needs. Standard options include motorization, portable base, rotation locks, sleeve mounts (allows jib crane to be removed), as well as many others. To learn more about each of the Jib Crane types, select one of the images below. You can also use our Jib Crane wizard to help better understand which jib crane(s) would be best for your application and needs.

ARTICULATING JIB CRANE

  • Capacity up to 2000 lbs.
  • Coverage: circular, Standard spans to 16'
  • 360 degree rotation at each pivot point
  • Can be used with hook mounted lifting devices (electric, air, or vacuum)
  • Installation: floor mounted, easy to install
  • Effortless rotation
  • Special foundations may be required -contact factory for assistance
  • Circular coverage area
  • Moving loads around corners or through doorways
  • Reaching loads into machines
  • Swinging loads under obstructions


FREE STANDING JIB CRANE
  • Capacity up to 2000 lbs.
  • Coverage: circular, Standard spans to 16'
  • 360 degree rotation at each pivot point
  • Can be used with hook mounted lifting devices (electric, air, or vacuum)
  • Installation: floor mounted, easy to install
  • Effortless rotation
  • Special foundations may be required -contact factory for assistance
  • Circular coverage areas
  • Outdoor applications such as loading docks
  • Applications underneath large bridge cranes
  • Machining or assembly applications


MAST TYPE JIB CRANE
  • Capacity up to 10,000 lbs.
  • Coverage: circular, Standard spans to 20'
  • MT400 Full Cantilever - Provides maximum amount of lift where full use of available headroom is desired
  • MT450 Drop Cantilever - Jib boom can be placed at a specific height to clear overhead obstructions
  • 360 degree rotation
  • No special foundation required making it the most economical of our 360 degree rotation jibs
  • Full Cantilever option provides maximum amount of lift where full use of available headroom is desired
  • Drop Cantilever option allows for specific placement of the boom to clear overhead obstructions
  • Heavier loads from 1 to 5 ton
  • Often used when the thrust and pull exerted by other crane types is too great
  • Economical enough to dedicate to a single work cell
  • Supplement a larger overhead crane
  • Localized handling


TOOL SOLUTION JIB CRANE
  • Capacity up to 50 lbs.
  • Coverage: circular, Standard spans from 4' to 10'
  • Standard heights from 8' to 10'
  • 180 degree rotation
  • Designed to be smaller, lighter and more cost effective for applications with suspended tools
  • No foundation required
  • Simple 4 bolt installation allows for easy adjustment of the height under boom
  • Small bracket centers allow for reduced headroom requirements
  • Circular areas not sufficiently covered by a main crane
  • Supporting tool balancers, air balancers, hoists, vacuum lifters and welding wire feeders
  • Fabrication tools
  • Assembly tools
  • Air tools


TRAVELING JIB CRANE
  • Used in conjunction with overhead bridge cranes
  • For frequent movement of smaller loads
  • Free up the bridge crane for heavier duty lifts, providing better work flow


WALL BRACKET JIB CRANE
  • Capacity up to 10,000 lbs.
  • Coverage: circular, Standard spans to 30'
  • 200 degree rotation
  • Ideal for swinging around obstacles or under obstructions
  • Most economical means of providing hoist coverage for individual use in bays, along walls or columns of plants
  • Single tie rod, right hand threaded at both ends for easy boom adjustment and installation
  • Hoist coverage along walls or columns
  • Individual use in bays
  • Supplement to an overhead crane or monorail


WALL CANTILEVER JIB CRANE
  • Capacity up to 10,000 lbs.
  • Coverage: circular, Standard spans to 20'
  • 200 degree rotation
  • Requires a structurally adequate wall or column to mount to welded or bolted connection depending on bracket centers
  • Requires very little headroom, so it can be installed very close to the underside of ceilings to provide maximum lift for your hoist
  • Hoist coverage along walls or columns
  • Individual use in bays
  • Supplement to an overhead crane or monorail


WORK STATION JIB CRANE
  • Capacities from 150 to 4000 lbs
  • Rectangular Coverage with up to 34' bridge and 124' runway standard
  • Standard support distances of 20, 25, and 30 feet.
  • Easy to move and position loads
  • Modular design for greater flexibility
  • Doesn't require existing support structure
  • Enclosed track / easy movement and long life
  • Rigid runways / superior load positioning - no movement or "crabwalking" of the bridge
  • Ease of Installation / install on any standard 6" concrete floor
  • Smooth rolling surface / Easier movement of bridge and trolleys
  • Multiple track profiles and spanning capabilities/Adaptable, flexible, and cost competitive
  • Circular areas not sufficiently covered by a main crane
  • Supporting tool balancers, air balancers, hoists, vacuum lifters and welding wire feeders

Brands YorkHoist Carries
  • Gorbel
  • EMH