With an extensive range of heavy lifting equipment on the market, it can be difficult to discern which piece of equipment will be best suited to the demands of your project. If you would like to learn more about the different types of lifting equipment, Perth company United Crane Services is here to help, and they have created this easy to follow post to help you decide if your project will need a crane, forklift, or a scissor lift.


What are the different options for heavy lifting?



Cranes are a popular choice as they can move objects up and down and side to side, which creates a versatile machine. They can also be found in many different sizes, which means they can be used in small and also more significant areas. Find out more about our Crane Hire options today.


A forklift is an excellent option if you need items to be moved within a short distance, such as items on wooden pallets. They can come in a variety of sizes and have different load capabilities depending on what you need to lift. However, for someone to drive a forklift, and a crane or scissor lift, they need to be trained. Learn more about United Crane Services extensive range of lift and shift services and equipment now.

Scissor lifts

Scissor lifts are used to lift people and objects vertically to reach heights. Scissor lifts are a great option for many industries as they are compact. Accessories can also be attached to scissor lifts which make them a versatile choice for any project. Learn more about United Crane Services’ range of access equipment.


How to determine what lifting equipment is best for your job

First you need to consider what you will need the equipment to do. If you will need the machine to carry and transport loads across the site, a crane or a forklift would be more appropriate for your project. Whereas if you need to reach heights, you should consider a crane or a scissor lift. Other factors you need to consider before deciding on what equipment you should hire includes the job environment, access to the site and the weight of what is to be lifted and if the machine will suit the task.


Why choose United Crane Services?

Are you looking to hire heavy lifting equipment? Perth company United Crane Services have a wide range of heavy lifting equipment for you to choose from. United Crane Services was established in 2004, and they have been perfecting their service and knowledge ever since. If you would like to learn more about heavy lifting equipment, then contact the friendly team today at United Crane Services on +61 08 9250 4488 or email them at info@ucsperth.com.au.