Mini Crane Versatility: Attachments that Help Streamline Operations on Site

Mini cranes are compact, heavy lifters often celebrated for their ability to work in hard-to-access areas. However, their versatility goes well beyond their small footprint. Thanks to a wide range of available attachments, mini cranes can carry out a plethora of applications, transforming them into multifunctional powerhouses. From fly jibs to auxiliary winches, mini crane attachments diversify the capabilities of your machine, maximizing efficiency.  

Allow us to outline 4 mini crane attachments that help streamline operations on site.  

  • Searcher hook 

Searcher hooks enable lifting in areas with low headroom or in scenarios where a load must be installed close to a ceiling or other overhead obstacle, such as a balcony. By fixing a hook onto the end of the boom, this attachment enables a mini crane to reach nooks and crannies ordinarily inaccessible. A searcher hook is ideal for suspending a vacuum lifter, making it an attachment often used for glazing work.  

  • Fly jib 

This attachment extends the reach of a mini crane’s boom and boosts its lifting capacity. A fly jib is often engaged for lifting and transporting heavy cargo over barriers or into tight spaces. This attachment also functions to increase stability as it distributes the weight of a load more evenly across the crane, reducing the likelihood of tipping.  

  • Auxiliary winch 

An auxiliary winch enables a mini crane to perform long reach lifting when positioned on the roof or an upper floor of a building.  

  • Glass vacuum lifter 

Glass vacuum lifter attachments allow mini cranes to help install windows at height. The sensitive controls of a mini crane enables the precise positioning of glass panes, making them perfectly suited for glazing work.  

Looking for a mini crane? 

YELLO Equipment™ offers specialized solutions to your lifting needs thanks to our impressive Maeda mini crane fleet. To learn which of our cranes is most suited to your requirements, speak to one of our knowledgeable staff on (409) 770 3091 or you can contact us through our website.