Single Girder vs. Double Girder Overhead Bridge Crane Design

When specifying your overhead crane system, will a single girder or a double girder bridge design work best for your lifting application? Today, we’re covering the advantages and disadvantages of single girder and double girder bridge design.

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In this video we cover:
► What is a double girder bridge design? 0:11
► When should you go with a single girder bridge design? 0:27
► When should you go with a double girder bridge design? 1:00
► Advantages and disadvantages of a single girder bridge design 1:25
► How do you determine whether you need a single girder or double girder bridge design? 1:46

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