Hoist crane can be classified into various categories according to the appereance, structure, performance, purpose, etc.
But normally it is roughly classified into Telpher, Ovehead Crane, Bridge Crane and Jib Crane according to the classification system of the safety ordinance for cranes by the appereance form.Furthermore according to the setting condition girder's form and the difference of the travelling method and others
it is classified as follows.
Telpher is a hoist crane of two-dimensional motion that lifts a load up and down by hoist and transfers along the runway (Traversing rail).
I-beam is usually used in the Telpher's runway and one runway usually called "Monorail Hoist".
Overhead Crane is a hoist crane that travelling on the ceiling type has Top Running Type and Suspension Type according to the installation condition of the runway
in the building or the form of saddle and it is normally called
"Hoist Overhead Crane".
Jib Crane is type mounts of hoist on the horizontal jib that comes out from wall or column, and takes two or three-dimensional motion for lifting up, traversing and turning. In general the followong types are used.