Haulotte Knuckle Boom Lifts
Knuckle Boom Crane
Within Europe, Knuckle boom cranes have been very popular, because the roads are usually narrow. There are a lot greater restrictions on trucks in Europe than there are within North America also.
Knuckle boom cranes have taken some time to break into the material handling market in North America, but today, more business owners and more contractors are familiar with the benefits of utilizing knuckle boom cranes and hence, the demand for this particular type of equipment has increased a lot.
Advantages of Knuckle Boom Technology
An articulated crane or a knuckle boom is similar in looks to a regular crane. The main distinction is that the boom bends at the knuckle in the middle, like a finger, thus the name. This equipment extends a long way but is also capable of folding down to a compact size. These are some of the benefits of using a knuckle boom over a stiff-boom or telescopic crane.
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Since it is more compact and lighter to run, the knuckle boom offers a lower profile and an increased payload. In order to move loads farther, a stiff-boom crane has to be extended higher. A knuckle boom provides horizontal extensions that enable it to reach longer distances at a lower height.
A telescopic crane was required more before to perform numerous jobs. These jobs could be completed now using an articulated crane because of the long reaches that compete with telescopic cranes. The reach of knuckle booms has increased in the past ten years. Some models could extend as far as 92 feet or 28 meters and even higher.
The precise control the operators have over their load is one of the major advantages of the knuckle boom crane. Because the loads can be placed exactly where they are required, on higher floors of buildings, on the ground or on higher floors of buildings or on the ground on the roof, much greater efficiency is attained. Last of all, knuckle boom crane are very versatile since they are easy to maneuver around difficult obstacles on a jobsite.
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