Even though all cranes are lifting equipment – type and appearance of a crane can be quite different. Depending on their purpose and operating site there are various types of cranes and various crane technologies. There are crane types which are mobile and mounted on a vehicle. Other cranes, however, are permanently installed and located on a construction site, at a port or in a hall.
At a trade fair for lifting equipment many different crane types and cranes can be viewed. Cranes on wheels, revolving tower cranes, cranes with telescope arms and lattice constructions. As different as the tasks for the respective lifting devices are, as different are the size, technology, construction and appearance of the respective cranes.