IMT introduces electric telescopic crane lineup

04 March 2008

Iowa Mold Tooling Co. showcased, among its other machines, the 5005i crane, the latest addition to its range of electric telescopic models. The unit has a lifting capacity of 5,000 pounds and a maximum horizontal reach of 16 to 20 feet, depending on options.

The crane joins the other IMT electric crane models 2003i, 3203i, 4004i and 6006i that are designed for lighter lifting applications in the construction, utility, public works, energy and railroad markets.

The mechanical and hydraulic systems on the 5005i (as well as its other electric telescopic cranes) has advanced design features, for example, the mechanical system includes an electric planetary winch and an all steel gear rotator, while the hydraulic system has low hydraulic flows, larger cylinder and lower system pressure and a hose break cartridge in the cylinder ports.

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