Gantries and differences across modern and traditional It is obvious that technology is ever evolving and this can be demonstrated by gantries. Basically, there are two main versions of gantries according to technology: tradition and modern version of a gantry. It is also obvious that modern versions have been improvised to check on the downsides of the tradition version along with added advantage. But, the fact that some people have chose to stick with the tradition gantry even after testing the modern one, does indeed spell some unrevealed advantages with it. At the same time, most people who used the earlier versions of a gantry found it necessary to migrate to the new technology. For this reason, we sought to discuss differences across these two versions of a gantry; old and new versions. Tradition gantries Tradition gantries relied on two kinds of power drive; mechanical and fueled drive. With the mechanical drive, human labor was involved where people pulled up weights to the structure and lowered the weights when needed. Since the framework involves transportation of the weights from the first point to the endpoint, one would follow along the weight path as they pull the driving ropes that pulled the weight to the destination. This tradition version used a system of pulleys that lifted heavy weights upon application of slight effort from the human side. The good side of it is that the mechanical gantries was easy to repair and even the untrained persons could spot and correct deformities where possible. The downside of it is that it involved human labor, which is considered expensive and more so when risk expenses had to be factored. You can still install these mechanical gantries if you really don’t need speedy operations and wouldn’t like to spend money on fuel and electrical energy as it is with the other versions of a gantry. Fueled gantries are considered the strongest frameworks as far as energy drive is concerned. This version of a gantry can lift weights that are as heavy as their support structure can hold. This ability is derived from the mechanics that are involved in their operation such as use of hydraulic power. Modern gantries Modern gantries have been made to meet current standards of work environments. For one, they are fast and automated. They are made to operate in less time while delivering great services at the same work duration. These versions of a gantry exist in both fueled drive versions and electrical versions. These machines make use of a set of buttons that enable you to initiate actions by the machines. They are also made to detect errors easily and communicate appropriately to human power by a series of lighting indicators. Both versions have a set of advantages as well as downsides that may not all show up while working. Modern versions are friendlier and faster but the downside is that they need great expertise to correct detected errors. Old versions of the gantries were easy to repair and could even be tendered to by unskilled laborers.