Thrifty Steel Adjustable-Height 1 to 7.5 Ton Cranes

Wallace thrifty steel adjustable-height 1 to 7.5 ton gantry cranes are ideal for maintenance, manufacturing, repairs and other material handling tasks. Many customers use our cranes for HVAC, assembly, and repairs of physical equipment. Some of our current users include electric utilities, municipal maintenance (including subways, buses and building facilities), hospitals, universities, research institutions and the military. These cranes are available in adjustable heights and offer the greatest clear span of any Wallace Crane allowing you flexible lifting solutions. Available accessories include manual or powered trolleys and hoists, cable ratchet kits (up to 5 ton capacities) for frequent crane height adjustments, and adjust-a-span kits (available on I-beams 15′ or less). Options for track mounting with V-groove caster and motorizing cranes are also available.

Thrifty Steel Adjustable Height Crane Assembly and Inspection Instructions

Product Features

Thrifty Steel Adjustable Height 1 to 7.5 Ton Gantry Cranes | Dimensional Sketch | Wallace Cranes

Thrifty Crane Dimensional Sketch – Click to enlarge

  • Economical alternative to our Tri-Adjustable Crane
  • I-beam spans from 10′ – 35′
    • American Standard Steel I-Beams
  • Strong rectangular posts and frames
  • Gussets for added strength eliminate the need for brace legs which allows for greater clear span
  • Adjustable heights available from 10’2″ to 18’1″. Fixed height models can have customized heights
  • Adjustable height models permit crane height adjustment at 6″ increments
    • Raise height to go over equipment, material, etc…
    • Lower height to go under low ceilings, doorways, etc…
    • Legs can be set at different heights where floor or terrain is uneven-ideal for loading from truck dock to floor or from ground level to mezzanine
  • Adjustable height models have spring loaded bolts that engage quickly
  • Casters equipped with 4 position swivel lock-when locked 90 degrees with each other, they position crane more firmly than a brake
    • Lock “lead” casters and unlock trailing casters to easily move and steer crane
    • Alternate steel V-grooved casters are available for use on angle iron track
  • Cable Ratchet Hoist Kit – Available to speed height adjustments on 1 ton thru 5 ton adjustable modles
  • Adjust-a-Span Kit – Allows frame and post assembly to slide along the I-beam
    • Kit available for spans up to 15’0″
  • Designed to roll under load

Crane Sizes and Model Numbers

A B C D E F G
Capacity Span Model Number Overall Height Clear Span Tread Caster Dia. I-Beam Depth Net Wt.
max min
1 Ton 10′ 29-10AC 10′ 2″ 7′ 8″ 8′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 6″ 420
212-10AC 13′ 2″ 10′ 8″ 8′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 6″ 448
15′ 29-15AC 10′ 4″ 7′ 10″ 13′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 8″ 571
212-15AC 13′ 4″ 10 ‘0″ 13′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 8″ 599
20′ 29-20AC 10′ 4″ 7′ 10″ 18′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 8″ 667
212-20AC 13′ 4″ 10′ 10″ 18′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 8″ 694
25′ 29-25AC 10′ 6″ 8′ 0″ 23′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 10″ 930
212-25AC 13′ 6″ 11′ 0″ 23′ 10″ 5′ 4″ 6″ 10″ 958
2 Ton 10′ 412-10AC 13′ 6″ 10′ 0″ 8′ 8″ 6′ 6″ 8″ 8″ 797
415-10AC 16′ 6″ 13′ 0″ 8′ 8″ 6′ 6″ 8″ 8″ 853
15′ 412-15AC 13′ 8″ 10′ 2″ 13′ 6″ 6′ 6″ 8″ 10″ 1017
415-15AC 16′ 8″ 13′ 2″ 13′ 6″ 6′ 6″ 8″ 10″ 1061
20′ 412-20AC 13′ 8″ 10′ 2″ 18′ 6″ 6′ 6″ 8″ 10″ 1144
415-20AC 16′ 8″ 13′ 2″ 18′ 6″ 6′ 6″ 8″ 10″ 1188
25′ 412-25AC 13′ 10″ 10′ 4″