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Columbia Tower Crane Hoists Assist Crane Jumping

Columbia Tower Crane Hoists Assist Crane Jumping

Application: Tower Crane Hoists
Customer:  Bigge Crane & Rigging
Location:  San Leandro, California
Hoist Model: Columbia HD900-1A34-F-11
Line pull: 900 pounds on the first layer
Line speed: 21 feet per minute on the first layer
Power source: 115 VAC / Single Phase / 60 Hz

Why APPI:  “Jumping” a tower crane is the term used to describe when additional mast sections are added to increase the height of the crane.  Part of this process includes “jumping” the man lift elevator used by the operator to access the cab.

Bigge Crane and Rigging, with their headquarters in San Leandro, CA has made one of our Columbia HD900 AC hoists the standard for accomplishing this task throughout their tower crane fleet.  Mounted on a davit arm that is secured to the mast, their compact size, reliable design and low maintenance requirements made them an ideal match for this demanding application.  Seven of their tower cranes have already been equipped with these units with more to be installed in the future.

Please contact us if you would like more information about these particular tower crane hoists or any of our other products and services.


Allied Power Products, Inc. has specialized in providing winches, hoists, capstans and cranes to meet our customers’ specific application requirements for more than 30 years.

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