We use hydraulic cranes and crawler cranes at construction sites, for hosting or lifting large and heavy objects and for lifting and moving the loads, cargoes, and materials to various locations. Though the operator has the responsibility to ensure the safety of the construction site, in both the cases and similar types of operations, there are a few inherent and significant differences. Through this blog, we bring them here. Their respective use depends on the specific needs of the project.
The crawler crane suits small to medium sites, rough terrain sites, with uneven ground, and is heavy, and large needs assembling and disassembling, and can travel with a load. It works in all types of soil and all-weather conditions. Crawler cranes are slower compared to hydraulic cranes.
We can say that choosing the right crane depends upon the landscape, location, project height, project typology, crane type, selection constraints, criteria, size of the task, climatic conditions, and the heaviness of the materials.