What is a jib used for?

A jib is an operating arm that extends horizontally from the crane. The role of the jib is to support a movable hoist fixed to either a wall or pillar mounted on the floor. It is mostly used in industrial premises.

What is a jib in manufacturing?

A jib crane is a type of overhead lifting device that’s often used in a smaller work cell area for repetitive and unique lifting tasks. Jib cranes are extremely versatile and can also be paired with overhead bridge cranes to maximize production.

What is a jib machine?

In cinematography, a jib is any boom device used to mount a camera on one end, and a counterweight with camera controls on the other. In principle, it operates like a see-saw, with the balance point located closer to the counterweight, which allows the end of the arm with the camera to move through an extended arc.

What does a jib look like?

A jib is a triangular sail that sets ahead of the foremast of a sailing vessel. Its tack is fixed to the bowsprit, to the bows, or to the deck between the bowsprit and the foremost mast. Jibs and spinnakers are the two main types of headsails on a modern boat.

What is a lifting jib?

What is a forklift jib? A forklift jib is a common type of attachment for forklift trucks. Forklift jibs are designed to slide and secure easily onto forklift tines. They usually have a hook at the end of the jib for quick attachment to the load.

What is jib arm crane?

A jib or jib arm is the horizontal or near-horizontal beam used in many types of crane to support the load clear of the main support. An archaic spelling is gib.

What are crane arms called?

Jib. Many types of cranes need leverage and distance beyond the reach of a boom. This is where a jib, or jib arm, comes in. This piece usually extends horizontally from the boom.

Are jibs useful?

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you couldn’t otherwise achieve.

What is a jib on a crane?

Jibs are secondary arms that extend off of the end of a boom. They allow the crane to have extra reach, but they often reduce the amount of weight that a crane can hoist. Jibs often use a lattice design in order to reduce the amount of weight that they add to a load.

What is an articulating jib?

Articulating jibs are great for reaching around corners or into machines. Gorbel®’s PIVOT PRO® is an articulating jib that is specifically designed for applications under 150 lbs. Its smaller capacity allows it to be lighter and less bulky, making it easy to move.

What kind of bearing do I need for a jib boom?

Precision-tapered bearing for jib boom rotation. Full 180° rotation for use in most applications. Painted blue finish. Complies with OSHA, ANSI and CMAA specifications. NOTE: Customer must ensure unit is properly installed and floor strength is adequate to support job crane usage. Trolley and hoist not included.

Why Gorbel’s articulating jibs?

Why Gorbel’s Articulating Jibs? Articulating Jib Cranes are A Class Above™ when it comes to positioning and spotting loads around an obstruction, through an open doorway, or rotating in close to the free standing mast or building column. For vacuum lifting applications, the PIVOT PRO features vacuum-sealed arms to reduce hose festooning.