Fiberglass Fourth Section for General 80 Digger Derricks

Construction equipment: Terex now offers an insulated, retractable fourth section on its General 80 digger derricks. Cited to be the first of its kind, the new fourth section is made from fiberglass, replacing a non-insulated, steel fourth section on previous models.

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Construction equipment: Terex now offers an insulated, retractable fourth section on its General 80 digger derricks. Cited to be the first of its kind, the new fourth section is made from fiberglass, replacing a non-insulated, steel fourth section on previous models, and is designed to meet the industry’s demand for increased insulated digger derrick reach heights. With the insulated fourth section, crews are able to set poles and perform line work with an 80-ft. digger derrick.

The new fourth section is designed to enable operators to extend and retract in minutes using the winch line. Terex engineered it to balance on a series of boom extension rollers. This design allows it to easily be rolled in and out. The ability to fully retract the fourth section into the other boom protects the new fourth section from potential damage when it is not in use.

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