Gantry Cranes

by Beaujolais
Tags: cranes, gantry
Beaujolais is offline
Oct20-09, 07:02 PM
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I just wanted some help with making a model cargo bay gantry crane for a project.

I need some help designing the jib part of the crane. It only has to be a simple version and easy-ish to make.

I have the idea of bending sheet metal to form an L shape. Doing this twice would be my jib.
Then I would have the cart on it with motors to allow it to move and allow it to raise and lower a cargo container.

Sortof like this but simpler again:

Anyway I just wanted to see if any of you guys have ideas of designing a cargo gantry cranes would be awfully helpful!
Any ideas at all will help me.

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