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In today’s dynamic industrial landscape, businesses are constantly seeking ways to optimise their operations and boost productivity. One solution that has proven to be highly effective in achieving these goals is the implementation of free-standing jib cranes. HES Cranes, a leading provider of customised lifting solutions in Melbourne and throughout Australia, specialises in delivering top-quality free standing jib cranes that are designed to streamline your lifting processes and enhance overall efficiency.

Slewing Jib Cranes

Slewing jib cranes, also known as swing jib cranes, are a versatile and efficient lifting solution that offers a wide range of motion and flexibility. These cranes consist of a vertical mast and a horizontal boom that can rotate 360 degrees, allowing for precise positioning and easy access to the entire working area. Some key features of our slewing jib cranes include:

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  1. Robust construction: HES Cranes’ slewing jib cranes are built using high-grade steel and advanced manufacturing techniques to ensure maximum durability and longevity.
  2. Customisable design: We understand that every business has unique lifting requirements. That’s why we offer customised solutions tailored to your specific needs, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency.
  3. Smooth operation: Our slewing jib cranes are equipped with high-quality bearings and precision-engineered components, resulting in smooth and effortless operation.
  4. Safety features: The safety of your workers is our top priority. Our cranes incorporate various safety features, such as overload protection and emergency stop buttons, to minimise the risk of accidents and injuries.

Swing Jib Crane

A swing jib crane, also referred to as a swing arm jib crane, is a type of free standing jib crane that offers exceptional versatility and ease of use. These cranes feature a horizontal boom that can swing horizontally, providing a wide range of coverage within the working area. Some benefits of choosing a swing jib crane include:

  1. Increased productivity: With a swing jib crane, your workers can quickly and easily lift and move loads, reducing the time and effort required for manual handling. This leads to increased productivity and faster turnaround times.
  2. Improved ergonomics: Manual lifting and handling of heavy loads can put a significant strain on workers’ bodies, leading to fatigue and potential injuries. A swing jib crane eliminates the need for manual lifting, reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders and promoting a safer work environment.
  3. Space-saving design: Free standing jib cranes have a compact footprint, making them an ideal solution for businesses with limited floor space. By utilising vertical space, these cranes allow for efficient material handling without compromising valuable square footage.

Swing Arm Jib Crane

A swing arm jib crane is a specific type of free-standing jib crane that offers exceptional flexibility and ease of use. These cranes feature a horizontal boom that can swing horizontally, providing a wide range of coverage within the working area. Some advantages of investing in a swing arm jib crane include:

  1. Versatile applications: Swing arm jib cranes are suitable for a wide range of industries and applications, including manufacturing, warehousing, and construction. They can be used for tasks such as loading and unloading trucks, moving materials between workstations, and lifting heavy components during assembly processes.
  2. Easy installation: HES Cranes’ swing arm jib cranes are designed for quick and easy installation. Our experienced team of technicians will ensure that your crane is set up correctly and ready to use in minimal time, reducing downtime and allowing you to get back to business as usual.
  3. Low maintenance: Our swing arm jib cranes are built to last, with robust construction and high-quality components that require minimal maintenance. This translates to lower operating costs and increased reliability, ensuring that your crane is always ready to perform when you need it.

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HES Cranes is dedicated to providing our clients in Melbourne and throughout Australia with the best free standing jib cranes and exceptional customer service. Our team of experienced professionals is always ready to assist you in selecting the ideal crane solution for your business.
If you’d like to learn more about how a free standing jib crane, slewing jib crane, swing jib crane, or swing arm jib crane can benefit your operations, we invite you to contact us today. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have and provide you with a customised quote based on your specific requirements.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to revolutionise your lifting processes and take your business to the next level with a free standing jib crane from HES Cranes.


1. What is the maximum lifting capacity of your free standing jib cranes?

HES Cranes offers free standing jib cranes in a wide range of capacities, from light-duty models suitable for smaller loads to heavy-duty cranes capable of lifting up to several tonnes. We will work with you to determine the optimal capacity for your specific application, ensuring that your crane is well-equipped to handle your lifting needs.

2. Can a free standing jib crane be used outdoors?

Yes, free standing jib cranes can be designed and manufactured for outdoor use. However, it’s essential to consider factors such as wind load, environmental conditions, and corrosion resistance when selecting an outdoor crane. HES Cranes’ team of experts will guide you in choosing the best materials and features to ensure the longevity and reliable performance of your outdoor free standing jib crane.

3. How much space is required to install a swing arm jib crane?

The space required for a swing arm jib crane depends on factors such as the crane’s size, lifting capacity, and the desired working area. HES Cranes’ team will assess your facility and provide expert guidance on the optimal placement and configuration of your crane to maximise efficiency while minimising the impact on your available space.

4. What maintenance is required for a slewing jib crane?

Regular maintenance is crucial to ensure the longevity and safe operation of your slewing jib crane. HES Cranes recommends scheduling periodic inspections and servicing in accordance with Australian Standards and OH&S regulations. Our experienced service team can provide comprehensive maintenance programs tailored to your specific needs, ensuring that your crane remains in top condition and ready to perform when you need it.

5. Can HES Cranes provide training for our operators?

Absolutely. HES Cranes offers thorough training programs to ensure that your operators are fully competent in the safe and efficient use of your free standing jib crane. Our training covers topics such as proper lifting techniques, load balancing, and emergency procedures, empowering your team to work safely and productively. We believe that well-trained operators are essential to maximising the benefits of your crane and promoting a safe working environment.

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