Different types of mobile cranes to suit your specific needs

Whatever it is you need to lift and move our mobile cranes can complete even the most difficult task. Call us today to hire a mobile crane with an experienced operator. We offer mobile cranes rental at affordable rates. Have the job done at low costs.

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Our mobile cranes can be hired with an operator. The rental service is available to all customers in the UK.

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Side-lift crane

Mostly used in the haulage industry. Crane can be moved from side to side. Ideal for bad access sites.

Side-lift crane

Rough terrain crane

Rough terrain and all terrain mobile cranes can be driven in most rough terrain conditions

Rough terrain crane

Cheap Mobile Cranes Rental Services

Cranes are very important mechanical lifting machines used in various industries especially construction, haulage and international removals industries for the lifting of heavy items and cargo. It is available in various types. Mobile crane is a typical example of a crane. It is a type of hydraulic-powered crane mounted on a carrier such as crawlers, truck, van or rubber-tired carriers.

It comes with a number of features such as telescoping boom or cable for controlling the cable. They are mounted on a carrier for easy mobility. With the carrier, it can be driven to any construction site or factory. Besides, it also makes machinery haulage easy. Loads and cargo can be lift from one place and moved to another or from one container to another with ease.

As there are many manufacturers of mobile cranes, these mobile moving equipment have various types of engines. There are some that come with electric motors. You will also find mobile cranes with steam engine or internal combustion engines. These machines come with a boom. Wire rope and sheaves are used to suspend a hoot at the end of the boom. The operation of these wire ropes depends on the type of transmission and engine the device come with.

Types of mobile cranes

Mobile crane hire UKAs it has been said above, mobile cranes are under various working conditions and they are mounted in a number of mobile carriers. Besides, they come with different types of engine and transmission.

The difference in engine types, makers, mobile carrier and working environment under which the mobile cranes can be used explain why there are different types of mobile crane. Here are some of the types of available for hire mobile cranes:

Truck-mounted crane

As implicit from the name, this is a type of mobile crane put on truck carrier for easy mobility. There are basically two parts of such mobile crane, namely, the lifting part and the carrier.

The carrier is called the Lower while the lifting part is known as the Upper. The boom is located on the lifting component of the mobile crane.

The upper is affixed to the lower via a turntable which makes it possible for the lifting part to move from side to side. The lifting component of the truck mounted crane is normally powered through a hydraulics run from the pump put on the carrier through the turntable. This type of mobile has one engine that powers both the crane and undercarriage. But the older models of this type of mobile have two engines.

Side-lift crane

This is a type of mobile cranes are mounted on semi-trailer or road going truck. It is normally used in the haulage industry. This mobile is not just meant for easy mobility and carriage of the crane, it is also used for the transportation of ISO standard containers. With the crane, the container is lifted and put on the same semi-trailer or road-going truck which will move the container to the desired location.

It helps to cut cost. A haulage business that has this type of mobile crane does not need to have a different truck or hire a mobile crane for lifting and transportation of containers since the same truck for transporting containers come with the lifting device. It is also a good option for haulage business that does not have much space.

Rough terrain crane

As implicit from the name, this type of mobile crane is specifically designed to be used under a rough terrain or off-road site. If there are items to be lifted or brought down from a truck in construction site in a rough terrain, this type of mobile crane is hired and used. It normally comes with 4 rubber tires specifically designed for off-road or rough terrain driving.

All terrain crane

This type of mobile crane can be driven on a rough terrain and on the public road at any job site. It comes with a crab steering and all wheel drive system. At the moment it is most popular and most often hired crane.

Mobile cranes rental services UKPick and carry crane

As implicit from the name, this type of mobile crane is meant to lift a load unto itself and transport it to the desired location. It is designed to be driven on the public roads. Construction and haulage companies can make use of pick and carry crane.
There are other types of mobile cranes such as:

  • telescopic handler crane
  • carry deck crane
  • crawler
  • railroad crane meant to be used on a railroad
  • floating crane used during construction of port and bridge
  • sky crane or aerial crane refers to helicopters with lifting ability (it is mainly used in areas that are not accessible to conventional cranes)