Brief Information on Basic Parts of Tower Crane

The purpose of the tower crane is to lift, carry and drop down heavy construction materials and substances. These cranes are generally used and seen in almost all the sites that are under construction.

According to many experts, tower cranes are made using the latest technology. This is because the uplifting ability and height that these cranes are mostly found at the site where tall buildings are being built.

In order to have a clear understanding of how the crane operates it is important to gain knowledge about the basic parts of tower crane (Also known as “ชิ้นส่วนพื้นฐานของทาวเวอร์เครน” in the Thai Language). 

It consists of three basic parts, the base, the pole and the slewing unit. 

Base: The base is fixed to the ground to support the crane.

Tower (pole): Tower is connected to the base and to provide stability. It provides height to the crane.

Slewing Unit: The slewing unit is attached to the top of the tower. It has a motor and equipment that allow rotating.

These are a basic part that should be considered prior to contacting suppliers.They are designed to lift concrete, steel, large equipment such as generators and torches and other building materials.