What is a tower crane?
Tower cranes are a common type of crane found on most construction sites and are typically used for lifting operations in the construction industry. Due to there size, they are hard to miss they go up to 100 feet in the air and can be just as wide too.
Generally, they are used to lift steel, concrete, large equipment like generators, and a huge variety of building materials. Tower cranes are mainly used to transport and lift capacity from one area to another.
They come in several different shapes and sizes –
– Static tower cranes
– Rail-mounted tower crane
– Self-erecting crane
– Crawling tower crane
– Tower crane jib
When deciding which type of tower crane, you will need, you will need to consider all of the factors involved. It is a good idea to choose a machine that has a working margin in respect of the load capacity.
Posted in Cranes by Jason