Thrifty Fixed-Height Aluminum Gantry Crane Dimensional Drawing

Thrifty 1/2 and 1-Ton Fixed-Height
Aluminum Gantry Cranes

✓ 1,000 – 2,000 Pound Capacities (A)
✓ American Standard I-Beam Spans (B) from 8′ to 15′
✓ Fixed Heights (C) Ranging From 9’6″ to 9’10” (Customizable on Request)
Durable, Heavy-Gauge Aluminum Tubing Construction
Strong Rectangular Posts and Frames with Gussets That Add Strength, Eliminate the Need For Brace Legs, and Enable Greater Clear Span (D)
✓ Extremely Stable – Self-Aligning I-Beam, Safety Cables, and 4-Position Swivel Locks
✓ Completely Portable
Lightweight (starting at 135 lbs) and Corrosion-Resistant

Designed and manufactured in the United States.
Fully compliant with applicable OSHA and ANSI standards.
Easy to assemble, disassemble, move, steer, transport, and store.
Lightweight yet strong. Many can be hand-carried.
Designed to roll under load.

Most orders ship in 3 to 5 days.

Options and Applications

Optional Accessories

Optional accessories include:


Wallace Thrifty fixed-height gantry cranes have a wide variety of indoor-outdoor, commercial and industrial applications where quick assembly and heavy lifting are required, where there is limited space, or when you need an economical way to lift and move heavy loads inside your facility and traditional cranes just aren’t suitable.

Portable Thrifty gantry cranes are often used in shipyards, scrap yards, construction, warehousing, manufacturing, and plant facilities, in repair shops, for HVAC applications, and more.

Crane Sizes and Model Numbers

Click on model numbers (below) to view detailed product features, assembly and disassembly instructions, and more. Contact us (1-800-553-5438) if you have questions.

Click Model Number To View Product Details
Capacity Span Model Number
Overall Height Clear Span Thread Caster Dia. I-Beam Depth Ship Wt.
1/2 Ton 8′ FA19-8AC 9′ 6″ 6′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 6″ 135
10′ FA19-10AC 9′ 6″ 8′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 6″ 144
12′ FA19-12AC 9′ 6″ 10′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 6″ 153
15′ FA19-15AC 9′ 8″ 13′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 8″ 198
1 Ton 8′ FA29-8AC 9′ 6″ 6′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 6″ 135
10′ FA29-10AC 9′ 8″ 8′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 8″ 164
12′ FA29-12AC 9′ 8″ 10′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 8″ 177
15′ FA29-15AC 9′ 10″ 13′ 10″ 4′ 6″ 6″ 10″ 234

Additional Information

Wallace products are manufactured in accordance with our interpretation of the American National Standards Institute and U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (section 1910.179, revised January 1976) regulations at the time of manufacture. Users should also check each installation for compliance with the applicable local operating and maintenance requirements of this law.

Download a free PDF version of this product catalog (148 KB). Catalog also contains information about our Thrifty aluminum adjustable-height models.

We warrant that Wallace Cranes (Wallace) products manufactured by us will be of the kind and quality described and will be free of defects in workmanship or material. Should any failure to conform to this warranty appear within one (1) year, from original date of shipment, we shall upon notification correct such non-conformity, at our option, either by repairing any defective part or parts, or by making available, F.O.B. Malvern, Pennsylvania, a repaired or replacement part.

All gantry returns must be made within forty-five (45) days from date of shipment and are subject to a 15% restocking fee, unless the return is for an exchange. All returns must be shipped freight prepaid. Additional deductions may be made for physical damage to the product(s).

Any improper or excessive use, operation beyond capacity, substitution of parts not approved by us, or any alteration or repair by others which in our opinion affects the product or accessories materially and adversely, shall void this warranty.

Wallace shall not be responsible for unauthorized sale or misrepresentation by unauthorized 3rd party resellers. Wallace warranties are not transferable with ownership. Products purchased at auction are not covered under Wallace warranty.

This warranty is not transferable and is applicable only for the original purchaser of the equipment and does not extend to subsequent resale. Wallace shall not be responsible for unauthorized sale or misrepresentation by unauthorized 3rd party resellers. Products purchased as used equipment or at auction are not covered under the Wallace warranty.

THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EXCEPT OF TITLE AND AGAINST PATENT INFRINGEMENT. Correction of non-conformities, in the manner and for the period of time provided above, shall constitute fulfillment of all our liabilities to you, whether based on contract, negligence or otherwise with respect to, or arising out of such product or use thereof.

We shall not be liable for special, indirect, or consequential damages. The remedies set forth herein are exclusive, and our liability with respect to any sale or anything done in connection therewith, whether in contract, in tort, under any warranty, or otherwise, shall not, except as expressly provided herein, exceed the price of the equipment or part on which such liability is based.


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Gantry used in areas not under an overhead crane in shop.  Also used for on-site jobs where no crane is available.” General Electric

Gantry used for general purposes in our Maintenance Shop.  This is excellent design and good workmanship…we have 3 units.Woolley Tool & Mfg Co

Gantry used in lifting motors from lift stations in the field.  Very safe operation in removing motor and sliding it on to truck.  I’ve never seen a safer method to lift a motor 25’ straight up and then slide it on the truck.  I commend you on this and your efforts to improve your products’ capability.” Sanitation Department, Village of Villa Park, IL

Gantry used to span across cooling tower fans to remove fan hubs and gearboxes on top of building.  Unit handles  loads fine and is very portable.” University of Texas at Austin

The versatility and handling of your gantry is superb!  When competing against companies without this tool, our bids reflect the advantages of your gantry.  Your personnel have been very helpful—it is a pleasure to deal with a vendor who cares about customer satisfaction.” Air Conditioning Maintenance

Net 30 days with credit approval (Finance charge after 30 days 1.5% mo., 18% yr.), or for your convenience, we also accept VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER and AMERICAN EXPRESS.

All Prices are F.O.B. Shipping Point

Related Products

We also offer Tri-Adjustable aluminum gantry cranes, our most versatile and portable gantry crane.

Tri-Adjustables have an adjustable height, span, tread, and caster frame spread. They weigh as little as 216 pounds.

Wallace Aluminum Tri-Adjustable Portable Gantry Cranes

Tri-Adjustable Dimensional Diagram

Customer Service

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