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Selecting the Right Jib Crane

A jib crane is a crane where the horizontal jib that supports a moveable hoist.  EMH provides multiple types of jib cranes for your crane needs.

There are numerous kinds of job cranes, let’s break them down:

Wall-Mounted Jib Cranes
As this jib crane jets out from the wall, the rotation it provides is a little more than the 180 degrees you might expect.  wall-mounted jib cranes rotate 200 degrees and require no floor footprint. These cranes store easily and are flexible in terms of capacity.  Part of this jib crane capacity will (of course) depend on the strength of the wall itself the jib crane is mounted on.

Wall-Traveling Jib Cranes
Just like wall mounted jib cranes, wall-traveling jib cranes move on tracks from one side if the wall to another.  This type of jib crane gives you additional location flexibility.

Freestanding Jib Cranes
Freestanding jib cranes give you flexibility as you can move these jib cranes all over your floor and even outside. EMH’s aluminum railing jib cranes are moveable. Typically freestanding jib cranes will give you more jib crane capacity with longer spans. And since these jib cranes are not on a wall, the rotation can be a full 360 degrees.

Mast-Style Jib Cranes
These jib cranes are mounted to the floor, which makes them both less flexible and less costly than freestanding jib cranes.

Workstation Jib Cranes
Workstation jib cranes are like mast-style jib cranes but they also offer a way to lift and transfer repetitive loads. Workstation jib cranes can be floor-mounted, portable, or wall-mounted.

EMH would love to sit don with you to discuss your jib crane options and which type of jib crane is best for you. 

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