HANDLING

WORKSTATION JIBS

Met-Track® WORKSTATION JIBS

Our standard range of Met-Track® workstation jibs are a perfect handling solution for supporting tool balancers, air balancers, hoists, vacuum lifters and welding equipment used in a close work area.

Depending on the style of jib crane these are available with rotations up to 360°. The jib arm rotation and trolley travel are both smooth and effortless, allowing users maximum control with minimal effort, increasing productivity giving companies a prompt return on investment.

FEATURES

  • Floor & wall mount
  • Capacities up to 1000 lbs (500kgs)
  • Spans up to 16' (4m)
  • Load pin heights up to 12' (4m)
  • Floor mounted rotation up to 360°
  • Wall mounted rotation up to 200°
  • In-track & tagline festoon options
  • Power & air rotation options
  • Simple to install
  • Made in USA

The superior ease of movement means that the users force required to operate workstation jibs is such that safety is increased and injuries minimized.

Floor mounted jibs can generally be mounted directly to standard concrete floors without adding special foundations. (Consult your architect)

SPECIAL DESIGNED SOLUTIONS

As a supplier of major materials handling projects worldwide, we are well experienced in dealing with turnkey installations where standard cranes are not considered ideal. We believe that providing the customer with the required system configured exactly to their needs is essential to ensure the installed project is ‘fit for purpose’.

LEARN MORE WITH OUR WORKSTATION JIB CRANE BUYER'S GUIDE

Learn what workstation jibs are, how they work, how much they can carry, specific applications and advantages, and much more to help you make an informed decision before purchasing.

FAQs

What is a workstation jib crane?

A workstation jib crane is an enclosed-track lifting device typically used for loading or unloading machines, and operates in an arc or radius.

What industries use workstation jib cranes?

A wide variety of industries use workstation jib cranes, including stone facilities, machine shops, car manufacturers, warehouses, meat processing plants, paint facilities, and more.

How do workstation jib cranes work?

Workstation jib cranes are bolted to a metal frame of a building or attached to a post drilled into the floor. A hoist is attached to a trolley, which is attached to a rotating jib arm that can be moved or spun.

How much do workstation jib cranes cost?

Met-Track workstation jib cranes cost between $1,000 – $5,000 depending on the size and lifting capacity.

What is the lift capacity of a workstation jib crane?

Met-Track workstation jib cranes can lift between 250 – 1,000 lbs.

I just ordered a workstation jib crane. What is the lead time before I have it and it’s ready to go?

The lead time for a Met-Track workstation jib crane is currently 1-4 weeks.

How should I maintain my workstation jib crane?

We recommend an annual inspection to make sure bolts are tight and everything is running smoothly. Your Met-Track dealer can handle your inspection and maintenance needs.

Do workstation jib cranes make my job site safer?

Yes! Our workstation jib cranes comply with OSHA safety standards, and enclosed track equipment is less likely to come off-track, creating a safer work environment.

What is the warranty for a workstation jib crane

We offer a 10-year mechanical warranty and a 2-year electrical warranty.

Are Met-Track workstation jib cranes durable?

Met-Track workstation jib cranes are powder-coated (as opposed to enamel paint), making them less likely to chip. We also use metal wheels inside the enclosed track rather than plastic or rubber, so they are highly durable and don’t have to be regularly replaced.

What are the movement restrictions for a workstation jib crane?

Met-Track workstation jib cranes can be configured to move material in a radius of up to 15 feet.

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