The Truck-Mounted Foldable Crane is an inexpensive and versatile solution for many customers needs. A customer in Minnesota requires a crane to be able to aid him in loading and unloading large tools and equipment from his truck often in remote locations. The Truck Mounted Foldable Crane was the the perfect solution. This crane folds up for portability, has built in handles for easy handling, and can rotate 360 degrees. Adding a battery powered lifting cylinder allows this crane to be easily operated by a remote control and saves time and effort in loading and unloading the truck. It may also be equipped with a manual or powered winch cable lift.
A Boeing retiree enjoys boating in his leisure time. But does not enjoy loading and unloading his boat of his gear and needed supplies by hand. He recalled using a Truck mounted fold-able crane built by Air Technical Industries to help complete similar tasks at Boeing. The TMF-2000 is mountable on the dock and has plenty of reach to load and unload the boat with enough capacity to pull out the dingy at the end of the boating season. The TMF-2000 is hydraulically powered by a manual hand pump, it is also available battery powered and electrically powered. The TMF-2000 has 2000 pounds capacity and a lift height up to 130 inches. This crane folds for portability, it has built-in handles and can be carried by two people. The TMF-2000 has 360 degree rotation.
This application is from a self-employed mechanic who own runs and works in a shop that works on tractor trailer transmissions. This customer has a work truck that was already outfitted with a mounting plate suitable to mount a crane, Air Technical Industries was able to modify the current crane design, so that he could use it on his current mount. The challenge that this customer was facing was difficulty loading and unloading heavy parts and tools into his work truck. In order to save on labor, increase his own capability, and improve safety he purchased a truck-mounted foldable crane from Air Technical Industries. Now he can more quickly and efficiently load and unload his work truck independent of help.