Dubai is known as the world famous place for various types of construction cranes. The real estate activities are on the peak in Dubai which has made it necessary to import latest and functional construction cranes to built skyscrapers.
In past, there were 25% cranes in Dubai as compared to the total cranes in the world. Within a few years, a great revolution has changed the state and now it is full of awe inspiring buildings.
The director of Chesterton, an international agency for property has claimed that the use of various tools and latest machinery will be increased in the upcoming years in UAE, but Dubai will be on the top of the list.
It is true that the consolidation of construction activities have surprised the world. Dubai has become the center of attraction which has given motivation to Abu Dhabi and many other states of United Arab Emirates. The investment in real estate is getting increased by leaps and bounds which has made it possible to use the latest cranes for shifting and lifting heavy material.
The requirements for cranes to shift heavy materials and to build highest buildings are getting increased. Expo 2020 is one of the major causes of revolutionary change in Dubai. The government is planning to design unique and distinctive buildings to inspire the visitors throughout the world. For this purpose various types of cranes like Gantry crane, EOT crane and Tower crane are excessively used.
As the construction activities will be boosted up in the upcoming years, so the Dubai will maintain the status of “crane capital” in the world. There are seven world famous projects in Dubai which will be completed within 2 to 3 years. The year 2014 is called as the best year for the development in UAE and especially in Dubai.
Basically cranes are used to make the work easy and save time. As Dubai is famous for highest and fabulous buildings, so it is necessary to purchase cranes which can perform various functions without any risk or loss of life. For the safety of workers, Unic small spider cranes are used for high buildings. These are known as the wonderful Spiderman. The design and shape of these cranes is appropriate for towering skyscrapers. These cranes are capable to lift heavy weight from one area of construction to other. These cranes can be easily moved one floor of highest building to another by using lift. These are excessively used for steel work in UAE and specifically Dubai. Unic spider cranes are designed to move as high as 80 storey lofty buildings effortlessly due to mini foot prints and distinctive design.
In order to complete various projects in Dubai, mini cranes are imported to raise steel and other equipment. Moreover the use of remote control has made the work précised. Now, a range of functions can be performed by just triggering the remote for smooth lifting of weight. It is the main reason that mishaps are reduced and the construction work is completed on time.
The MK1033 is the latest and updated version of mini cranes revealed by Maeda in the ConExpo show. The mini crane comes fitted with an articulating boom. According to Maeda USA, Houston Texas’ president, Tony Inman, the MK1033 may be the only articulating knuckle boom mini crane available in the market today.
While the model has been introduced last year in the 2013 Bauma Show to Europe, however it reached the North American market this spring via the ConExpo Las Vegas, Nevada show where it was revealed. The production models are expected to hit the North American market sometime later this year according to the president of the Maeda, USA.
What makes MK 1033 stand out between other models of this genre, is its knuckle boom mini crane ability, which allows it to work in rather complex spaces, reaching out over objects combined with its maneuverability and compactness. This mini crane with articulating boom is said to be exceptionally useful for jobs such as glass installation, renovation or maintenance of factories, petrochemical factory working, housing construction work and several other types of tight quarter jobs.
The MK1033 is able to lift a maximum weight of 2,190 lbs at a radius of 3 ft 4 inches, whereas it can lift that load to up to 23 ft 11 inches of height. The maximum tip height of the MK1033 reaches 37 ft 5 inches and it can lift up a weight of 1,388 lbs to its maximum height. Given the horizontal placed articulating top section of the boom, the MK1033 can reach a height of 23 ft 11 inches, lifting 573 lbs at a radius of 15 ft 7 inches. With a horizontally laid out, straight boom, this crane model can travel a radius of 31 ft 8 inches lifting 400 lbs of weight.
With measurements of 2 ft 4 inches in width, 8 ft 11 inches in length and 6 ft 6 inches in height when stowed, fitting through a single standard doorway is no problem for the MK1033. This crane is able to fit into some real tight and complex spaces. With an excellent 7.3 psi of ground bearing pressure, MK1033 weighs only 4,410 lbs.
The crane comes with a standard 4 tier diesel engine with power options including LPG fueled, gasoline and 380 V and 230 V electric motor. The 4 outriggers individually can be positioned at any given 7 positions to find a perfect combination for any complex set up. A multi joystick remote control box equipped with a sophisticated monitor display,
is used to control operation as it provides abundant information to the operator. The MK1033 also has a tipping prevention device installed as standard with every vehicle.
MK1033 does not come installed with a winch as standard however the option of having one is present. Having the winch allows lifting of 1,800 lbs or spooling of ample wire rope that is sufficient to pick loads from as far as 213 ft beneath the crawler.