Terex offers boom booster for Superlift 3800
Following thelaunch of the Boom Booster kit for the Terex 8800-1 crawler crane, Terex Cranes is now offering a Boom Booster for the crane’s smaller sibling, the Superlift 3800. It increases the main boom’s stiffness, boosting the crane’s lifting capacity by up to thirty percent. Boom Booster kits for Superlift 3800 cranes are available in lengths of 24 to 84 meters.
The welded steel structure consists of up to seven sections with a length of twelve meters, comes with the Terex fall protection system as standard, and is designed for being directly mounted on the crane. When equipped with the Boom Booster kit, the Superlift 3800 crane can reach a maximum hook height of 174 meters and lift loads of up to 80 tonnes. The Boom Booster kit enables the 3800 to handle lifts that would otherwise be the exclusive domain of cranes in the 750-tonne class. These parameters make this multifunctional crane especially well-suited to erecting large wind turbines, which usually require lifting heights of more than 140 meters.
The structure has an overall width of only 3.50 meters, making it easy to transport. Two additional boom sections can “slide” into the Boom Booster kit during transportation, eliminating the need for at least one truck that would otherwise be required.
Another feature is the optionally available Superlift Split Tray with quick coupling technology, which can be used when setting up the main boom with or without the Boom Booster kit: Once the main boom is set up, the counterweight that is no longer required can easily be uncoupled, after which the crane can move with only the superlift counterweight that is still needed.
The Boom Booster optional kit is available with all new Superlift 3800 crane orders. It can also be ordered separately as a retrofit kit.