Benefits of Boom Trucks

  • Excellent maneuverability.
  • Can be driven on highways depending on local laws.
  • No need for extensive on-site assembly, unlike certain other larger types of mobile cranes.
  • The flatbed can also be used to transport equipment.
  • Reduced maintenance costs due to standard chassis design.


Available Components and Attachments for Boom Trucks

  • Various jibs
  • Knuckle booms (multi-jointed, articulating)
  • Saw attachments for tree work
  • Drywall specialty attachments
  • Telescopic boom
  • Variable outriggers
  • Multiple counterweight configurations on many models
  • Sit or stand setup for operators varies



Boom Truck Specifications and Capabilities

  • Max Capacities: From 23 to 50 US tons
  • Max Boom Length: Ranging from 100’ to 155’
  • Jib Lengths: Ranging from 25’ to 55’
  • Transportability: Road legal (varies by state)
  • Offroad Capabilities: Yes
  • Pick and Carry: No
  • Outriggers: Required

Available Boom Truck Brands

Manitex International


Boom Truck Industries

The combination of excellent mobility and quick setup make boom trucks a flexible crane solution for a variety of jobsites. Boom trucks are commonly used for everything from sign erection to major construction projects, making them a great option for the following industries.