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Crane Rental Podcast

Crane Rental Podcast is a podcast dedicated to the crane rental industry. Every week we will talk about general industry topics, general practices, project stories and even old "war stories" from the vaults of many crane rental operators and industry members. In this podcast you are getting a full access pass to experience the crane rental industry. We are excited to share this industry with you.
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Crane Rental Podcast is a podcast dedicated to the crane rental industry. Every week we will talk about general industry topics, general practices, project stories and even old "war stories" from the vaults of many crane rental operators and industry members.

In this podcast you are getting a full access pass to experience the crane rental industry. We are excited to share this industry with you.

Mar 1, 2016

The lift cylinder(s) in a crane are structurally a very important part of the crane. The outriggers keep the crane level and elevated off the ground. Much like the outrigger the lift cylinder(s) support the boom and everything involved with the boom, like the load, jib, etc. The lift cylinders are integral part of the crane. The lift cylinders provide an upward force that counteracts the downward force of the boom, load, etc. The lift cylinder is basically an actuator that provides a force in unidirectional force in a unidirectional stroke. The stroke of the cylinder determines how much force the lift cylinder can place on the boom, i.e. how much angle the boom can be increased.

 

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