Edmonton Aerial Lift Ticket - Boom vehicle are often applied by phone, cable television and utilities firms as they have extended folded arms which are typically folded over the roofs of company vans. On the end of the extension of extendable arms typically sits a bucket-like apparatus. When a bucket vehicle has an extendable boom installed on the roof this is often referred to as an "aerial boom truck" or a "cherry picker". It is capable of transporting employees to the top of a phone or utility pole. Bucket boom vehicles have a lifting capacity of roughly 350 lbs to 1500 lbs or 158 kg to 680 kg plus they are able of extending the bucket up to 34 feet or just over 10 meters into the air.
Heavy equipment boom trucks or construction boom trucks may have a crane attached to the rear. These cranes known as knuckle booms might be short and compact or be of the trolley boom kind, where the crane is able to extend the span of the truck bed. Hoist boom vehicles include a raising capability between 10 to 50 tons or roughly 9 to 45 metric tons.
Concrete boom trucks are a further variation. The booms on these lift trucks have a tube with a nozzle at the far end and are utilized to pump concrete or other resources. The locations where these materials need to be deposited is oftentimes inaccessible to the vehicle or is located at a substantial height, for that reason, the boom of a larger concrete boom truck may be extended 230 feet or roughly 71 meters. The vehicle then pumps the material through the boom directly depositing it into the space where it is needed.
Fire engines are often outfitted with a boom container able to raise firefighters up to the higher floors of buildings. In addition, this boom will allow firefighters to direct the flow of water or to engage or rescue ensnared victims. Some of the older hook and ladder lift trucks have been replaced with current boom vehicles.
Self propelled booms are quite comparable to forklifts. These little boom vehicles can raise employees to elevated storage space or to the ceiling of large warehouses and stockroom facilities. They are more stable and therefore far safer than using extension ladders for the same application.