Altec Launches 45-Ton Crane with Superior Safety and Productivity

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Altec's 45-ton crane offers increased load radius with stronger chart, better feel and attractive payload.

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'Altec’s engineering team was able to deliver a 45-ton boom truck with a stronger chart, better feel and attractive payload compared to alternative products,' says Matt Trefz, Market Manager for Altec Cranes.

Altec Industries, Inc., announces the launch of the AC45-127S telescopic boom crane, which offers best-in-class safety, productivity and operator convenience.

“Altec has a customer-focused product development process,” says Matt Trefz, Market Manager for Altec Cranes. “When we began the 45-ton project, customers told us they needed more capacity beyond a 25-foot load radius, a ‘solid’ feel at a 100-foot load radius, and road transport without weight permits. Altec’s engineering team was able to deliver a 45-ton boom truck with a stronger chart, better feel and attractive payload compared to alternative products.”

The AC45-127S is built with features that set a new benchmark in job site safety. Features like the lower winch control, front entry cab and engine start/stop at the tail shelf minimize slip/trip/fall hazard exposure. The tilt cab feature improves visibility and reduces operator neck strain and associated fatigue.

A service-driven design simplifies preventative maintenance and reduces downtime. The LMI reel is mounted at the boom heel and protected by a metal cover while the A2B cable is routed through the boom, which provides better reliability.

Other features include:

  • 45-ton maximum capacity
  • 127-foot, 5-section boom
  • 55-foot telescopic jib
  • Improved cycle times

To learn more about Altec cranes and equipment, call 866-966-2969 or visit http://www.altec.com/altec-cranes/.

Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, lights and signs, telecommunications, contractor, and tree care markets. The company provides products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world. Altec, Inc. is the holding company for Altec Industries, Global Rental, Altec NUECO, Altec Worldwide, Altec Capital, Altec Supply, and Altec Ventures, LLC.

Media Contact:
Valerie Kramer
(205) 995-4317 (office)
(205) 639-3761 (mobile)
http://www.altec.com

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