Boom trucks are self-contained units consisting of a truck and frame, and the pump itself.
Boom trucks are used for concrete pours for everything from slabs and medium high-rise buildings, to large volume commercial and industrial projects. They range from single-axle truck mounted pumps used for their high maneuverability, suitability for confined areas, and cost/performance value, to huge, six-axle rigs used for their powerful pumps and long reach on high-rise and other large-scale projects.
Booms for these trucks can come in configurations of three and four sections, with a low unfolding height of about 16 feet. This low unfolding height is ideal for placing concrete in confined areas. Longer, five-part booms can reach up or out more than 200 feet.
Because of their reach, boom trucks often remain in the same place for an entire pour. This allows ready mix trucks to discharge their loads directly into the pumps hopper at one central location and helps to create a more efficient jobsite traffic flow.
Most manufacturers offer a variety of options, from chassis and pump size, to boom configurations, remote control, and outrigger options.
GREAVES truck-mounted concrete boom pumps are a smart investment with quick setup, high uptime, and high resale value. They let you complete jobs faster and with superior results. With over 50 years experience, GREAVES continues its commitment to engineering tomorrow’s concrete pumping solutions.
Our Ergonic® control system, closed-loop Free Flow Hydraulics, and innovative boom design ensure smooth pumping and consistent concrete flow, while reducing boom bounce for precise control.