Here are some tools to help you order the right crane for your lift.
How to save time and money when ordering our cranes.
L - Load Weight
H - Height of Structure
D1 - Distance from the rear of the crane
to the face of the Structure
D2 - Distance from the face of the structure
to the center placement of the load.
1 - Observe accessiblity to the crane set
2 - Observe the type of surface the crane will set up on.
3 - Report overhead obstacles; power lines, trees, etc.
4 - All distances should be accurately
measured with a tape measure.
At Shamrock Crane Services, Inc. our goal is to provide our customers with the most efficient, cost-effective crane service possible. Since we rely on your assessment of the job site in selecting a
crane, it is vital that you provide us with an
accurate picture of the site. In order to assist
you in evaluating your job site, we suggest
you provide our dispatcher with the
Height (inches) X Width ( inches) X Length ( feet) X .25 = weight in pounds
(The factor of .25 is average and varies from about .20 to .35 according to the type of beam and its condition)
Example: 6" X 12" X 16' beam = 288 pounds
100 pounds (per inch of 4' X 8' stack)
Example: Stack of 4 X 8 plywood measuring 15 inches = 1500 pounds
Compressed Particle Board
120 pounds (per inch of 4' X 8' stack)
Example: Stack of 4 X 8 board measuring 20 inches = 2400 pounds
120 pounds (per ton of air conditioning in heating/cooling package)
(Commonly varies from 100 to 140 pounds depending on manufacturer and age of unit)
Example: 4-ton heating and cooling package = 480 pounds
100 pounds (per foot of one side of square self-contained unit)
Example: Redwood paneled 7 feet X 7 feet X 30" deep spa = 700 pounds
24" box 725 lbs.
36" box 2,500 lbs.
48" box 6,000 lbs.
60" box 8,000 lbs.
72" box 12,000 lbs.