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.
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.
A 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.