Suppressed Arcs Stretch Crane Life

Staff | September 28, 2010

Iowa Mold Tooling utility craneAn integrated circuit board suppresses electrical arcing, which is credited with extending the life of contact points in IMT's new line of light electric utility cranes. Four telescopic cranes use an electric planetary winch andall-steel gear rotator. The low-flow hydraulic system has a larger cylinderand lower system pressure. Models 2003i, 3203i, 4004i, and 6006i aredesigned with capacities from 2,000 to 6,000 pounds. Estimated list price:$4,000–$15,000.