Mobile cranes are more practical than fixed cranes. They are quick and easy to set up, also mostly can perform almost any task, unlike fixed cranes. Mobile cranes are suitable for making entry to sites that are very difficult to access and they do not need much space to operate.
Different types of cranes can be found on almost any construction project, each type serves different purposes. Since there are so many cranes available, it can be confusing to identify which crane does what and choose the right cranes types for your needs. Some popular types of powerful mobile cranes are:
1. Pick-and-Carry Crane
This type of mobile crane can save a lot of time in their ability to perform the lift and move the load, but they are designed to lift only about 10 to 20 tons.
2. Rough-Terrain Crane
Rough terrain cranes are part of mobile cranes used for the lifting and moving of heavy materials on rough or uneven ground. These cranes types are very versatile, equipped with four oversized rubber tires and all-wheel drive systems, that able to climb over uneven ground and keep traction on difficult terrains.
3. All-Terrain Crane
All-terrain cranes are designed to travel both on normal roads as well as on the rough ground or off roads. These types of cranes have more tires than rough terrain cranes.
The main difference between rough and all-terrain cranes is that rough terrain cranes usually travel on off roads, while the All-terrain can be used in many different types of terrain.