ApplicationNo. 06/179360 filed on 08/18/1980
US Classes:212/262, Flexible cable212/348Extensible by sliding sections
ExaminersPrimary: Rowland, James L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesB66C 23/00 (20060101)
B66C 23/70 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1979-08-27 GB
AbstractA crane of the telescopic jib type wherein the telescopic jib sections are driven for outward and inward telescopic movement by a chain cable or the like which is connected to the jib sections and movement of which in one direction drives the sections outwardly and movement of which in the other direction drives the sections inwardly. This enables a simple and relatively cheap drive means to be employed.