Thursday, September 5, 2013

Bucket Truck Types

Bucket Truck Types


Has a platform that lifts a person up into the air

Cherry Picker
The person is lifted up in the air with a motorized system.(This Picture Has a Cherry Picker Bucket on a Niftylift)

Aerial Lifts (similar to a cherry picker)

Generally uses hydraulics to lift the person up.Commonly used for forestry. Picture above has a forestry package on it.

Boom Trucks

Has an arm that distributes the weight of whatever it is holding on the other end of the arm

Digger Derrick

Instead of going into the air, this truck goes into the ground. It precisely digs into the ground.