An Electric boom is an aerial lift enabling building or maintenance work to be performed at height and is powered by electricity. An electric boom is made with a work platform which can be lifted to a required height utilizing a hydraulic drive mechanism; the boom could be articulated, telescopic or vertical mast depending upon the application requirements.
Haulotte International is, at present, Europe's leading producer of diesel boom lifts and electric boom lifts and has a full service policy for its clients, offering maintenance, technical assistance on all their lifting machinery. Operating in 100 countries worldwide, Haulotte International has more than 50 models of lifting machinery, all of original design for utmost performance and meet the every quality and safety standard.
The following models are provided by Haulotte International: vertical masts, articulated booms, push around, scissors, that could be used both indoors and outdoors, according to model.
The boom lifts reach and speed make the great for shipyards, construction, demolition and maintenance sites. Some models have a jib arm which is really useful for overhanging work or for coming in close.
All operators of these equipment must have some heavy machine operator training and it is the responsibility of the business to make sure that their machine operators have received the necessary training.
It is vital when looking at adding a forklift boom, it is recommended that the purchased forklift has four wheel drive with most advantages. If buying second-hand machinery it will be necessary to test drive the equipment and to make sure that the machinery would work properly.