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Scott-Macon is a leading independent equipment company in the Southern region of the United States

The company’s operations include the sale, rental, parts sales and servicing of a wide variety of lifting equipment including rough terrain hydraulic cranes, all-terrain cranes, boom trucks, truck cranes, crawler cranes and industrial carrydeck cranes, specialized hydraulic crawler cranes, material handlers, and aerial lifts.

Guide to New and Used Cranes - Types of Crane Lifting Equipment

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Mon, May 23, '16

The types and classes of crane lifting equipment are as varied and diverse as the construction trade itself. Each is designed to fit a specific need or a combination of several.  

There are a wide variety of different types, but mobile cranes fit into one of seven categories. While there are characteristics in each class that overlap, the differences between each category of crane lifting equipment are primarily based on size, maneuverability, reach and power output. 

 


Hydraulic Truck Cranes, a Mobile solution for Multiple Jobsites

Author: Scott-Macon Equipment | Date: Tue, May 10, '16

Hydraulic truck cranes are a heavy duty solution for jobs that require the lifting and placement of substantial amounts of weight, yet hydraulic truck cranes are legal to drive on public roads and highways. In order to accommodate both the need to utilize tires that meet highway specification and bear the weight of anywhere between 20 and 80 tons per lift, the number of tires on a hydraulic truck crane vary anywhere from between 10 and 20 tires.


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