The role of the jib is to support a movable hoist fixed to either a wall or pillar mounted on the floor. It is mostly used in industrial premises. The jib swings typically through an arc or is fixed in such a way that it provides additional lateral movement. Jib cranes are cranes with a horizontal member, commonly known as the jib or boom. A jib is an operating arm that extends horizontally from the crane. The role of the jib is to support a movable hoist fixed to either a wall or pillar mounted on the floor. It is mostly used in industrial premises. Job cranes provide the benefits of being incredibly strong, great reach- greater than a usual hoist and with excellent loading and unloading abilities. Jib cranes are quite efficient material handlers and can be used for saving time and effort by putting the materials into position.
Jib cranes are classified according to their design:
According to rotation drive:
According to their lifting hoist:
According to hoist trolley movement drive:
According to their rotation range:
According to control type:
Jib crane design and dimensions also depend on the following factors:
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