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Reaching Out

Reaching Out

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Large articulating crane

The 72/516 articulating crane is designed for moving precast concrete, and features an excellent lift-to-weight ratio. The boom is designed for two to eight hydraulic extensions, with 360-degree continuous rotation. The maximum lift capacity is 35,500 pounds. They comes with wireless remote controls as a standard feature. It can be equipped with optional hydraulic jibs and an electronic vehicle stability system. Iowa Mold Tooling Co. 800-717-1177. www.imt.com.

High-capacity truck crane

The 4596T high-capacity tractor-mounted boom truck has a base rating of 45 tons at an 8-foot radius. The lower frame is configured for fifth-wheel attachment and trailer applications. Dual-stage, rear outrigger jacks provide significant penetration and improved ground clearance. Standard features include four-section, 96-foot extended boom, continuous rotation, free swing with pilot-operated controls and ACCUSwing feathering control, aluminum floats, oil cooler, cab, and heater. Manitex. 512-942-3000. www.manitex.com. MCPX booth #1233

Fully synchronized boom

The BT4792 Stinger features a maximum lifting capacity of 47,000 pounds. The four-section, fully synchronized boom reaches from 29 to 92 feet. Its two-speed planetary winch has a maximum line speed of 186 feet per minute. Other features include an electronic load moment indicator, easy access to maintenance, and optional telescoping jibs or man baskets. Terex Light Construction. 800-433-3026. www.terex.com.

Crane with greater lifting capacity

The PK 60002 HPLS has 12% more lifting capacity with only a 1% increase in dead weight as compared with the previous model. The high-tensile steel, extendable boom has a maximum reach of nearly 67 feet. It also features continuous rotating slewing with two gears. The rig comes with automatically tilting stabilizers, load-sensing hydraulics, remote-control operation, and an overload protection system. Palfinger North America. 800-567-1554. www.palfinger-northamerica.com. MCPX booth #1101

Hydraulic crane features two-section boom

The 3630P hydraulic crane comes with a two-section boom, available in lengths of 19 to 30 feet. The standard hydraulic and electric rotary swivels provide 360-degree continuous rotation. Another features is a variable speed winch. There's an optional 40,000-pound lift package. QMC Hydraulic Cranes & Equipment. 800-331-7959. www.qmccranes.com. MCPX booth #1314