TRUCK CRANES

A crane mounted on a truck carrier provides the mobility for this type of crane. This crane has two parts: the carrier, often referred to as the Lower, and the lifting component which includes the boom, referred to as the Upper.

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These are mated together through a turntable, allowing the upper to swing from side to side. Generally, these cranes are able to travel on highways, eliminating the need for special equipment to transport the crane.