Articulating Jib Cranes

A jib crane with 360 degree rotation is popularly known as articulating jib cranes. These cranes are very portable and widely used lifting equipment which can be moved from one place to another with the help of a forklift. The load capacity is slightly less than fixed cranes, still portable jib cranes are powerful piece to be used. Articulating jib cranes are well crafted to move loads around corners and columns, reach into machinery and container and service an area close to pivot point to the end for 360 degree operation.

What is special about articulating cranes?

1. It can lift loads in places which are not available to traditional jibs.

2. It offers easy rotation and consistent responsiveness when positioning loads throughout the cranes coverage area.

3. Rotation up to 360° on the primary boom and 330° on the secondary boom.

4. Ergonomic design makes it much accepted for ease of movement and precise positioning.

5. Increases in production resulted from the easy rotation feature.

6. Injuries and fatalities are reduced and safety is improved.

Therefore we can say that this crane are more practical in use then the traditional jib cranes or overhead cranes. We can have these rotating cranes in various sizes and load capacity like 50 to 2,000 lbs – Spans to 16 feet.

This useful crane could be wall, ceiling or bridge crane mounted depending on the work requirement.

  • Like floor mounted for easy installation and movement.
  • Capacities from 150 to 2000 lbs., spans to 16 ft.
  • 360 degree rotation at both pivot points (optional)
  • Can be used with hook mounted lifting devices (electric, air, or vacuum)

Where this crane is used?

  • Circular coverage area
  • Moving loads around corners or through doorways
  • Reaching loads into machines
  • Swinging loads under obstructions

Crane with rotation is often utilized in the food industry, as well as in warehouse for many other businesses. The articulating jib has the ascendancy over a standard overhead crane because the arm of jib has a joint in center, which makes it easy to move a load in a smaller, confined space.

With all the above stated advantages the articulating jib has made its inevitable reputation in load lifting industry. Its distinct feature of rotation makes it acceptable universally in all business but its loading capacity is under scrutiny for business which is into heavy material loading.

There are other types of jib cranes also available which solves many different purposes like wall bracket crane, Wall cantilever crane, stainless steel etc.

As stated, the Jib Crane has plenty of uses that can be supportive in any type of business, whether it is large or small. Maneuverability, ease of use and strength make this crane one of the most popular and most preferred equipment today. The initial cost of implementing the Jib Crane will be cash back with double amount because of the variety of jobs it will do in your business, which will save money in the long run. This machine will pay for its cost time and time again.