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Crane Sizing What is a Crane? Cranes are used to hoist and move loads from one location to another We spoke to 2 different Crane Companies Wagstaff Crane Services (•Mobile hydraulic cranes up to 550 ton capacity •Crawler Cranes up to 600 ton capacity •Rough terrain cranes up to 130 ton capacity •Tower cranes •Heavy haul tractors and trailers •Bare rental cranes •Engineering & Rigging services)(-Load Testing: -Lift Planning CC OLSEN [ ( • Hoists • Hydraulic Equipment • Jib Cranes • Terex Machines )( 40 to 90 ton cranes reaching up to 202 feet in boom length ] Types of Cranes used in Construction: 1. Tower Crane : Mobilization and Demobilization $50,000 each Stationary Used in limited space Extreme Height Top and Bottom Slewing 2. Lattice Boom: Mobilization and Demobilization $40,000
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Unformatted text preview: Single length boom Movable while loaded Very stable 3. Lattice Boom: Mobilization and Demobilization $40,000 Single length boom Movable while loaded Very stable 4. Telescoping Boom : Mobilization/ Demobilization included in rental fee starting about $100/hr with a minimum time. Usually hourly rental depend on the size of crane Extremely mobile Changeable boom lengths Usually for short durations There are four important variables one must know and understand when it comes to choosing the right crane size for a project. 1) Total weight lifted (Material, Rigging, Cable, Block) 2) Radius or distance from the Crane 3) Site Conditions (Power lines, soil bearing, level ground, etc) 4) Operator Certification...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course CM 335 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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