The ALL Family of Companies is getting a major infusion of new Link-Belt cranes, with a total of 16 new units slated for delivery in the coming months.
The package includes four 60-USt HTC-8660 truck cranes, four 50-USt TCC-500 teleboom crawlers, four 80-USt TCC-800 teleboom crawlers, one 140-USt TCC-1400 teleboom crawler, one 100-USt 100 RT rough terrain, and two 200-USt 248-HSL lattice-boom crawlers.
Link-Belt models are prized for their ease of transport and fast setup once on the jobsite. “Link-Belt truck cranes are staples of our daily taxi fleet and the addition of the rough terrain and crawler cranes will help in supporting our bare rental fleet” said Joe Ruddell, retail sales manager of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies. “The variety Link-Belt offers helps us to serve a wide range of customer needs.”
The package includes four of the brand-new TCC-800 80-USt teleboom crawlers, the sixth teleboom crawler model Link-Belt has introduced. “To us, it’s an ideal upgrade from the TCC-750 that we’ve loved and relied on for years,” said Ruddell.
The new TCC-800 offers similar features to the TCC-750, but with five more tons of capacity and five more feet of full-power telescopic boom: 120 total feet.
The TCC-800 is the first Link-Belt teleboom crawler crane to feature the variable and monitored track position system (V-CALC). The system lets an operator run the crane with the crawlers in asymmetric configurations.
“Link-Belt’s 50- and 80-ton TCC units can be transported in single loads. That makes them an economical choice for customers,” said Ruddell. “Both the TCC-500 and TCC-800 will see a lot of use on power line jobs, small steel, and precast plank projects.”
Ruddell noted fully retractable booms and variable track widths let the teleboom crawler cranes work in tight spaces where conventional crawlers can’t go. “That will make them a very popular choice for all types of projects,” he said.
Also brand-new is the RT 100, a two-axle rough-terrain crane that replaces a three-axle version. It is expected to be popular for a variety of work, including bare rental, mid-sized steel and iron work, precast projects, and setting rebar for foundations.
Delivery of the 16 new cranes has already begun and will continue throughout 2020. The final units will be delivered in 2021.