An Electric boom is an aerial lift enabling building or maintenance work to be performed at height and is run by electricity. An electric boom is designed with a work platform which can be raised to a required height utilizing a hydraulic drive mechanism; the boom could be articulated, telescopic or vertical mast depending upon the application needs.
Haulotte International is, today, Europe's leading manufacturer of electric boom lifts and diesel boom lifts and has a full service policy for its clients, providing technical assistance, maintenance of all their lifting machinery. Operating in 100 countries around the globe, Haulotte International has more than 50 models of lifting equipment, all of ground-breaking design for utmost performance and meet the every quality and safety standard.
The following models are offered by Haulotte International: articulated booms, vertical masts, push around, scissors, that can be utilized both outdoors and indoors, according to model.
The boom lifts reach and speed make the great for shipyards, demolition, maintenance and construction sites. Several models have a jib arm that is useful for overhanging work or for coming in close.
All operators of these machinery should have some heavy equipment operator training and it is the responsibility of the company to make certain that their equipment operators have received the required training.
It is important when looking at adding a forklift boom, it is recommended that the bought forklift has four wheel drive with most advantages. If buying second-hand machinery it will be essential to test drive the machine and to verify the machinery would work properly.