jib boom


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jib boom

[′jib ‚büm]
(mechanical engineering)
An extension that is hinged to the upper end of a crane boom.
(naval architecture)
A spar used as an extension of the bowsprit on sailing ships.

jib boom

A piece which extends the upper end of a boom, 2.
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Our fleet currently consists of over 300 units ranging from aerial lifts, fork-lifts, pallet trucks, contractor lifts, and other equipment such as jib booms, hoppers, carts, and anything else that is complimentary to this specialized market," says Blair Wihildal, rental equipment manager for Equipment World.
E & E will be responsible for the marketing and sales of standard and custom-designed ergonomic lift assists, articulating arms, overhead rail systems, jib booms, lift, tilt and rotate tables, torque tubes and related ergonomic equipment.
He adds that concrete claws for cleaner and more efficient removal of concrete from the jobsite, jib booms for carrying heavy objects and pallet forks for picking up lumber, cinder blocks or reclaimed brick are also part of the skid steer's arsenal of attachments.
Other attachments include pallet forks, jib booms and bale spikes.