Category Archives: Jib Booms

3 Great Jib Boom Explanatory Videos

Lifting equipment out of tight places can be quite the challenge. That is, unless you have a jib boom. Jib booms, also known as jib boom cranes have been in existence for a long time now but still have firm … Continue reading

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Who Invented the Jib Boom?

There are a lot of modern systems we use today without ever really considering their past. Sure, we all know who invented the iPhone but there is a good chance you don’t know who invented the toaster. Look around at … Continue reading

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4 Safety Guidelines for Using Jib Booms or Any Heavy Equipment

Without a doubt, when using a jib boom, one will want to know how to use it correctly. Not only that, employees in the area will want to know what to look out for and how to avoid accidents. With … Continue reading

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Jib Boom Safety Guidelines

Without a doubt, when using a jib boom, one will want to know how to use it correctly. Not only that, employees in the area will want to know what to look out for and how to avoid accidents. With … Continue reading

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The Jib Boom: Basics and Applications

The Jib Boom The term Jib Boom originated in ship building and now can refer to equipment with important industrial applications. A tool for extending length, the jib boom today often serves to augment the reach of cranes and lifts … Continue reading

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Who Needs a Jib Boom?

With all of the material handling products on the marketplace, it can be hard to know which jobs – and which circumstances – require which equipment. With that in mind, we here at Medlin Ramps have a little blog series … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight: Jib Booms

The term “Jib Boom” dates back to the early 1800’s when sailors would attach booms to ships in order to offload cargo. While booms are still used on commercial ships to move cargo to and fro, there are smaller applications … Continue reading

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