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Power Drive Gantry Cranes

Power Drive Gantry Cranes from BHS are available in 2-ton and 3-ton models and can be tailored to suit overhead battery extraction forklift fleets. These powered gantry cranes provide smooth transitions thanks to variable frequency drive technology, allowing for safe and productive use in various applications.

Click the images below for full technical specifications. To order Power Drive Gantry Cranes from BHS, contact your local dealer. Call 1.800.BHS.9500 to find a dealer near you.

2 Ton Power Drive Gantry Crane (PGC-PDC)

Dependable battery handling with a 2-ton weight limit.

3 Ton Power Drive Gantry Crane (3PGC-PDC)

Greater lifting capacity for heavier forklift batteries.

Gantry Cranes with Powered Floor Travel

Customizable gantry crane systems from BHS improve battery change-outs in overhead-extraction applications. They’re available in custom heights, spans, and weight capacities to match any forklift battery fleet. Even the heaviest-duty Power Drive Gantry Cranes are designed for steady travel up and down the line. Meanwhile, a Cable Festoon Kit keeps all cables secure and out of the travel path during movement.

Gantry crane systems from BHS are modular, so they can be easily expanded or reduced as the needs of the fleet change over time. The standard clearance height of 10 feet, 5 inches provides plenty of room for virtually any standard forklift battery.

Build a Vertical Battery Extraction System with Power Drive Gantry Cranes

The gantry is just one part of a custom battery extraction system. Choose from more than 20 accessories to make your overhead battery handling system complete. Choices include:

  1. Guidance Tracks

    Guidance tracks provide a dependable fixed travel path for gantry cranes. Choose a standard V-groove or a dual guidance C-Channel tracks. Both reduce wear and tear on equipment.

  2. Track End Stops

    Track End Stops keep the gantry’s travel path limited to the track itself. One model of Track End Stop comes complete with an extended rubber bumper protect the tracks and the gantry crane from damage.

  3. Battery Lifting Beams

    Battery Lifting Beams provide greater stability during battery changes. They’re constructed of durable hard wood and steel, and available in a variety of models to support most major forklift battery brands.

  4. Electric Hoist & Motorized Trolley Kits

    Choose electric hoists with manual or motorized travel, and with capacities of 2 or 3 tons.

This variety makes it easy to customize vertical-extraction battery handling systems to match any need precisely. To learn more about Power Drive Gantry Cranes and other battery handling solutions, call the BHS sales team at 1.800.BHS.9500.