This page is designed to help you assess your crane requirements

  1. Maximum radius.
  2. Total weight of load *
  3. Clearance height under ceiling (if any).
  4. Allow distance from jib head to hook.
  5. Height of hook from ground.
  6. Height of obstruction between crane and load.
  7. Allow for obstructions which may hinder the counterweight when slewing.
  8. Allow for obstructions and their distance from centre of rotation.
  9. Boom length.
  10. Make sure ground is firm.


* Please note that Total Weight of Load is obtained by adding:
 Actual Load Weight
+ Crane Hook Block
+ Slings, Spreaders, Shackles
+ any other lifting attachment.
The total of which must not exceed any load capacity listed in any Crane Rating Chart.

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