Gorbel Gantry CranesThe Gorbel gantry crane gives you the ability to lift the heaviest of items in your facility with ease. This steel gantry can lift up to 5 tons and effortlessly move it anywhere in your facility. Gorbel gantry cranes from Minnesota are always reliable due to their heavy-duty end frame design with square tubing uprights. This, along with the channel base and knee braces, makes for a stable lifting process and steady maneuverability. Find the right crane for your facility today!

Steel Gantry:

  • Capacities up to 5 tons
  • Spans from 8 feet to 30 feet
  • Heights from 10 feet to 20 feet
  • Easily maneuvered to any location in a facility
  • Economical for areas with infrequent lifts
  • HUB heights range from 7 feet to 20 feet

Aluminum Gantry:

  • Capacities from 1000 lbs to 4000 lbs
  • Standard spans up to 20 feet
  • Height under boom 6 feet to 12 feet
  • Adjustable in 6 inch increments to provide different lifting heights
  • Collapsible for easy storage



Gorbel fixed height gantry cranes from Minnesota are best used in industrial lifting situations where lifts are infrequent and the permanent structure in the area is more expensive. These situations make the gantry cranes a cost-effective lifting solution. Some examples of these industries are:

  • Aerospace
  • Airline
  • Appliances
  • Assembly
  • Automotive
  • Castings
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Rooms
  • Compressors
  • Computers
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Engine Manufacturing
  • Farm Equipment
  • Food Foundries
  • Furniture
  • Glass
  • HVAC
  • Injection Molding
  • Machine Shops
  • Machining
  • Maintenance
  • Material Handling Equipment
  • Metals
  • Military
  • OEMs
  • Packaging
  • Paper
  • Pharmaceuticals Plastics
  • Postal
  • Printing
  • Publishing
  • Pump Manufacturing
  • Railroad
  • Rubber
  • Shipping
  • Stone Fabrication
  • Textiles
  • Tires
  • Tool & Dies
  • Tools
  • Trailers


G-Force Intelligent Lifting Device

The G-Force Intelligent Lifting Device (ILD) combines the intellect of a human operator with the power and capabilities of a machine. ILDs are changing the way materials are handled in the workforce. The G-Force ILDs are on a mission to eliminate product damage, enhance productivity levels, end repetitive-motion injuries, and make your business run smoother overall. G-Force Intelligent Lifting Devices have a few features that set them apart:

  • Simple operator interface
  • High-speed electric servo-controlled drive system
  • Integration with process and control systems
  • Combination of rapid speeds and pinpoint precision in one device
  • Patented Float Mode for more precise control
  • Intelligence-enhanced safety features


Style Fixed Height Gantry Crane Adjustable Height Gantry Crane
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  • Can be moved to almost any location
  • Cost effective in areas of infrequent lifts
  • Non-marking, durable phenolic casters are standard and provide for easy movement
  • Phenolic wheels roll smoothly even over rough floor surfaces, and can withstand water, oil, and most other chemicals
  • Bolted beam to upright ensures that beam does not dislodge
  • Pre-engineered for use with powered hoists
Common Applications
  • Lifting materials anywhere in a facility
  • Localized handling
  • Over machines for maintenance and pulling product
  • Anywhere lifting equipment is needed on an infrequent basis
Material Steel
(Overall length of boom assembly)
Up to 30'
Height Fixed heights of 10', 12', 15', or 20' Adjustable heights from 7'-10'; 9'-12'; 12'-15'; 15'-18'; 17'-20'
Capacity 1 - 5 tons (2,000 - 10,000 lbs.)
  • Phenolic casters with brake (1 ton standard with brake)
  • Floor protecting urethane casters with or without brake
  • Four position bolt-on swivel locks
  • Steel v-groove rigid body casters with or without brake
  • End stops
  • Fixed length v-groove track


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2100 Niagara Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447

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