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Self Erecting Tower Crane Advantages vs Other Material Handling Options

There are many advantages to using a Self Erecting Tower Crane rather than other material handling options.

A Self Erecting Tower Crane operates in a very small footprint and can be positioned close to the structure being erected.

A Self Erecting Tower Crane lifts loads vertically and then moves these loads to their final position horizontally. A mobile crane has an angled jib and therefore must stand of the building to allow for slewing.

Self Erecting Tower Crane Advantages

Self Erecting Tower Crane Advantages

As evident from the image a Self Erecting Crane is positioned Benefits of a Self Erecting Tower Crane much closer to the structure and is less likely to obstruct movement around the site. In comparison a mobile crane takes up more room and could cause on site blockages.

A Mantis Self Erecting Crane is pedestrian operated and in many cases eliminates the need for an additional banksman/slinger.

A Mantis Pedestrian Operated Tower Crane hire over a prolonged period of time is usually a fraction of the cost of a mobile crane hire.

Mobile crane operators are confined to the cab and therefore does not always have a direct line of site to the final position of the load. In comparison a Mantis Self Erector is remote operated which eliminates the possibility of blind lifts.

Self Erecting Tower Crane Advantages vs Telescopic Forklift

A Mantis Self Erecting Tower Crane can deliver materials exactly where they are need and not just the perimeter, which reduces the need for material handling and increases productivity.

mantis-cranes-blog-img-2A Self Erecting Tower Crane will not suffer a puncture when delivering materials on site.

As on site movements are reduced with a Mantis Self Erector,there is a reduction in the possibility of on site accidents forklift.

A Self Erecting Tower Crane can be more efficient by delivering materials to various on site locations in a shorter time frame.

A Mantis Self Erecting Tower Crane is unlikely to put pressure on scaffolding or cause the scaffolding to sway, when delivering materials to loading bays.

A Mantis Self Erecting Tower Crane can be a more favorable material handling solution as it is much quieter that alternatives and thus reduces noise pollution. This is especially useful in build up areas.

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