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New Battery-Operated Trailer Crane Reaches 118’, Charges on 230V

 April 3, 2022 – Böcker’s new environmentally friendly AHK 36e battery-powered trailer crane reaches 118' and can be recharged with 230V power. 

The 230V charging technology permits the AHK 36e to be set up and operated in a wide range of locations.  

On site, the trailer can move itself to a setup site and erect itself using battery power.  

The high battery capacity permits more than three hours of operation or eight standard working cycles without an external power supply.


Thanks to lithium-ion battery technology, the crane can operate permanently in plug-in mode without any loss of capacity.

In stand-by mode, the battery can be charged from 20% to 80% of capacity in less than an hour.

During operation, the crane is charged parallelly at high speed, guaranteeing a constant battery charge level with all crane functions continuing smoothly.

To minimize energy consumption, a sustainable stop-and-go automatic system limits power consumption and activates the electric motor only when necessary. The low power draw maintains the battery charge level and extends the operation time without an external power supply.

With an 8-kW electric motor, the crane lifts up to 5,290 lbs. with low emissions and low noise and reaches extension lengths to 118’ with a GVW of only 7,716 lbs.

It is equipped with foldable swivelling outriggers, auto levelling, limitation of mast rotation and erection, and go-home function.

The Easy-Lock system allows converting the new battery-operated trailer crane into a work platform in no time at all. The crane can as well be used for fall protection in the personal security mode.

Böcker’s AHK 30e and AHK 30 KSe trailer cranes are also available with battery operation and 230V charging.



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