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07:52 Apr 27, 2008
English to French translations [PRO] Mechanics / Mech Engineering / CRANES
English term or phrase:extended leaders
Cranes used for both lifting and piling operations should be of an adequate size and capacity to perform the work safely. Where cranes are to be used for driving raking piles with a drop hammer or driving piles below the level of the crane using ///extended leaders,/// the hammer will be suspended from the crane at a greater radius than the boom angle indicator will show. In all such cases, the distance of the hammer from the center point of the crane must be calculated and this distance used to ascertain the safe working load.