Gorbel Gantry CranesGorbel gantry cranes are the industrial lifting solutions that make lifting heavy materials anywhere in a facility easy. The cranes include wheels, making it easy to move around your facility. This is a more cost-effective industrial lifting solution for areas of infrequent lifts than a more expensive permanent structure. Fixed height gantry cranes and adjustable height gantry cranes increase productivity. Our heavy-duty end frame design with square tubing uprights, knee braces and channel base provides stable lifting and movement.

  • Molded phenolic casters are standard
  • Phenolic wheel
  • Bolted beam uprights
  • Pre-engineered for use with powered hoists


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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


Industries & Applications

Gorbel cranes have been used in the following industries and applications.

  • 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

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Skarnes, Inc.

2100 Niagara Lane N
Plymouth, MN 55447

1-800-SKARNES (800-752-7637)


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