Columbus McKinnon teamed up with Nebraska Hoist & Crane to create a 15-ton outdoor overhead gantry crane and hoist designed by Kelley Engineered Equipment
Crane Systems | Hoisting & Lifting Equipment | Power & Motion Technology | by Samantha Lotz | Oct 29, 2020
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Channel Partner: Nebraska Hoist & Crane
Location: New York City
Teaming up with Nebraska Hoist & Crane, Columbus McKinnon assisted with the creation of an outdoor 15-ton overhead gantry crane and hoist, designed by Kelley Engineered Equipment. Intended to rebuild the Riverside Drive bridge that leads to the George Washington Bridge in New York City, the gantry crane includes adjustable spans, powered by a 44K generator, and features auto leveling, which ensures that the load is balanced throughout a lift or rotation. The Columbus McKinnon team recommended several products to keep the crane and hoist system functioning efficiently outdoors with reliable, safe operation.
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