Avoid accidents – 1 in 3 accidents at work are caused by manual handling. Using mechanical aids eliminate the need for heavy lifting.
Increase productivity – Allow your workforce to increase their productivity, saving manpower, time and money.
Lightweight and compact – Our cranes and loading platforms require little space to operate with a low impact on vehicle payload.
Regulation compliant – All truck-mounted cranes from Penny Hydraulics are built to comply with industry regulations.
Our SwingLift and LoadLift ranges are built from start to finish right here in the United Kingdom, plus we fabricate sub-frames for the PH hydraulic crane range in-house. This means we can customise a crane to create bespoke lifting solutions that solve your unique problems for your business.
Choosing the right product for your company is important and it’s equally as important to stay on top of its upkeep. We offer comprehensive servicing contracts that ensure your vehicle mounted cranes are in full working order.
Plus, regular checks and maintenance by a competent party are required by many industry regulations. As the manufacturer, we have a unique understanding of our products, allowing us to deliver a quality service with safety in mind.
Our truck-mounted cranes typically have a lead time of 4–6 weeks from when you place the order.
Loading platforms typically have a lead time of 6–8 weeks from when you place the order.
In a word, no. It is important to consider vehicle stability, payload and axle loadings when specifying vehicle-mounted cranes.
We have to consider the carrying capacity of the vehicle and the realistic possible weight of the mounted crane after accounting for any other auxiliary items (such as vehicle racking) and passengers.
The strength of the vehicle body and whether it can support the crane must also be considered. That being said, there is often work we can do to strengthen the body to a sufficient level to support the crane.
Our Area Sales Managers are experts in this topic and they will guide you through this, letting you know what models will be suitable for your vehicle.
To be able to specify a crane or loading platform we would need to know:
Yes, the cranes in our PH range can be PTO driven. SwingLift cranes and LoadLift loading platforms are powered by the existing vehicle battery.
BS 7121-1 is the essential standard for those planning and carrying out lifting operations with cranes in the UK. BS 7121-1 gives recommendations for the safe use of cranes permanently or temporarily installed in a work environment.
BS 7121-1 covers the following for lifting operations:
BS 7121-1 provides guidance on complying with the requirements of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment 1998 and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998. This standard is also used by Health and Safety Executive and Courts as an indication of good practice.