All About Jib Truck Cranes
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All About Jib Truck Cranes

As industry is moving forward with a fast pace, the need of cranes is growing the same speed. There are many different types of cranes, as each type features a special design and particular use. Cranes are commonly used in transport, construction and manufacturing industry.

However, most popular and commonly used types of cranes in Australia are: the gantry cranes, the overhead cranes and the jib truck cranes. In this article, we are going to share with you more information about jib truck cranes Australia.

Let's start first with the name. The name for this type of cranes comes from the special operating arm of the crane, also called a jib. Its function is to extend horizontally from the crane by moving up and down. Normally, the fixed jib features a rolling trolley that moves lifted goods horizontally by running along the underside.

Modern models of jib tuck cranes Australia have the capacity of 360-degree rotation, and that applies mostly for the freestanding and mast style jib cranes. The lifting capacity of jib truck cranes ranges from 45 kilograms to 13607 kilograms, which makes them ideal lifting solution for heavy-construction use. Another interesting model of jib truck crane is the wall-mounted jib crane that features 200-degree rotation and it is mostly used for lifting and transporting materials in the industry.

In fact, all models of jib truck cranes Australia are perfect for industrial use, thanks to their small and compatible size. And when it comes to their use in warehouses, they jib truck cranes are referred as hoists. Reason for such a reference is the fact that when used for warehouse purposes, they are usually installed on an upper floor area, so they can be able to lift material to any and all floors.

But, what makes the difference between jib truck cranes and the other types of cranes? Main difference is that jib cranes are not adjustable and they cannot maneuver at a specific angle, like the other types of cranes. In other words, the main characteristic of jib truck cranes is that they are locked in a fixed horizontal position when operating with them.

Another great and interesting thing about jib truck cranes Australia is that latest models come with state-of-the-art features, particularly when it comes to operation and safety. Jib truck cranes can be exceptionally useful and safe while performing any type of job. All that is required is a proper training and experience.


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