Popular Accessories for Mobile Gantries 

Mobile gantry accessories are paramount to lifting operations as with the majority of cranes that you will find, the actual crane structure itself simply provides the sturdy and robust foundations to complete lifting and lowering tasks, supporting the weight of whatever load is being worked with. They do not, however, conduct the actual lifting tasks themselves, and are instead utilised with common forms of lifting equipment. Mobile gantries are no exception to this, and below we discuss some accessories that are available for mobile gantries.

mobile gantry accessories

An example of a mobile lifting gantry, complete with an electric hoist. 


Mobile Gantry Accessories

Electric hoists are one of the most commonly used  mobile gantry accessories and are great for lifting and lowering heavy loads. They are fast, efficient, reliable, and operate with safe working loads of up to 10,000Kg, although bear in mind that our mobile gantries only have safe working loads of up to 5000Kg. Coming in a range of sizes and styles and with different phase and speed options, electric hoists make for a great match with mobile gantries.  

Chain blocks / manual chain hoists

Chain blocks, or manual chain hoists as they are also known, offer another great solution for your hoisting needs. They can also lift and lower heavy loads with perfect accuracy and safety, and offer a more economical solution to electric hoists as they do not require an electricity supply. This does, however, mean that you will have to operate this accessory manually.  


Shackles are another great accessory for mobile gantries. As with the above two accessories, they are great for connecting lifting equipment, and can be found everywhere from small workshops to large, industrial warehouses. They can be used in conjunction with other lifting accessories, such as wire rope or chain slings, and come in a range of designs, such as with bow and dee shackles. Our shackles are sturdy, robust and comply with all British and European Standards. You can read more on our range of shackles here. 

More on our mobile gantries

There are many benefits to using mobile gantries, and all of our mobile gantries will contain certain parts as standard, such as braked castors and parking jacks. If you’re interested in hearing more about our mobile gantries, or what other optional extras are available, you can view our mobile gantries and aluminium gantries under their respective links, or get in touch with us here. Also be sure to view our other lifting accessories here.


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