What is a Luffing Jib Tower Crane?
A luffing tower crane or a luffing jib tower crane is similar to a hammerhead tower crane with the added feature of a jib that is latticed and can be raised and lowered. This motion is known as luffing.
What are the advantages of a Luffing Jib Tower Crane?
🏗️ Luffing jib tower cranes are especially suitable in urban and built-up areas. On projects where there is limited space on either side of the site, a luffer can be invaluable.
🏗️ By raising and lowering the jib, the crane can be used to its full potential while avoiding any oversail issues.
🏗️ When out of service, the luffer can be parked at a reduced radius compared to a tower crane, which must be left parallel to the site with the jib at a fixed radius.
🏗️ On projects where there are multiple cranes, the reduced slewing radius of the luffer, compared to a tower crane, makes it the perfect option.
🏗️ A luffing jib tower crane will not encroach on other cranes working areas and will ensure an efficient and safe lifting solution.
Saez SLH 110 Hydraulic Luffing Jib Tower Crane
Take a look at these photos showing a Saez SLH 110 Hydraulic Luffing Jib Tower Crane, which was recently erected by the Mantis Cranes Engineers. The SLH 110 is a medium sized hydraulic luffing crane that sits on sections of 1.70m.
The SLH 110 features:
🏗️ Jib Length: 45m
🏗️ Max Lift: 6,000kg
Read more about the SLH110 on https://www.mantiscranesgroup.com/product/slh-110/
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