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The Different Types of Jib Cranes

September 15, 2021

Jib crane systems are a mainstay in most factories and industrial production lines, being a valuable tool when it comes to lightweight lifting tasks. They are basically just smaller cranes, generally used indoors in conjunction with chain hoists, and able to carry up to 500kg, however, custom made jib cranes with higher capacities can also be built.

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