A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally. It is mainly used for lifting heavy things and transporting them to other places. It uses one or more simple machines to create mechanical advantage and thus move loads beyond the normal capability of a human. Cranes are commonly employed in the transport industry for the loading and unloading of freight, in the construction industry for the movement of materials and in the manufacturing industry for the assembling of heavy equipment.
The different kinds of cranes available as per the clients requirements, Following are most common
1. Rough Terrain Crane
Rough terrain cranes are used for sand and places where movement of the truck mounted crane is difficult. These cranes are transported on low bed trailers.
2. Six Wheel Cranes
Six Wheel/Truck mounted cranes are the cranes used mostly for routine jobs and are easy to transport. These cranes does not require low bed for transportation on near by locations.
3. All Terrain Cranes
All terrain are cranes can be used for both sand and compact places.