K-10000 tower crane


The Strut Tower consists of a lower outer tower and an upper inner tower.  A hydraulic Telescoping Jack allows the upper tower to telescope partly out of  the lower tower, against even a substantial opposing load. 

The Tie Bar Strut serves the purpose of creating the proper load distribution between the three sets of Tie Bars.  Tightening of the Tie Bars is obtained by telescoping the Strut Tower.

The enlarged view
 gives a good impression
 of the size of the components.
Look at the man at
the end of the Jib !


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