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With a dedication to enduring value, Potain ensures high retention of value in used equipment

ZHANGJIAGANG, China, Aug. 28, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Tower crane customers demand more than just performance, but also durability and residual value. With its superior quality and unwavering reliability, Potain stands as a preferred choice in the market.

If you are considering buying a used tower crane, the residual value is something you should be concerned about. Potain tower cranes are a trusted option for their unmatched quality, durability, and overall value, whether new or pre-owned. For anyone in the market for a trustworthy tower crane brand, Potain emerges as an undeniable contender.

Quality evaluation of a tower crane becomes clearer over time, especially as it interacts with various environments. Several factors can affect the status of a tower crane over a time span of 10 to 15 years:

Wear and tear: Components like wire ropes, pulleys and pin shafts undergo varying degrees of wear and aging over time. These worn and rusted parts, which require frequent inspection and maintenance, could jeopardize the operation and safety of the tower crane.

Potain employs superior materials, advanced techniques and expert designs to provide customers with highly reliable tower cranes and an extended life cycle.

Repair and maintenance: Routine repair and consistent maintenance play a pivotal role in prolonging the life of a tower crane. Periodic inspections and timely replacement of worn-out components ensure uninterrupted operation. Regular lubrication and cleaning are essential to minimize component wear and enhance operating efficiency.

Potain’s equipment is designed to ensure long-term performance by predicting probable maintenance needs at the design stage. The purchase of a tower crane involves a one-off investment and ongoing maintenance costs that cannot be ignored.

Environmental and climatic factors: Long-term use and changes in the environment can also influence a crane’s condition. Components may suffer under by extreme conditions such as high temperatures, high humidity and corrosive gases. When looking for and using a tower crane, these factors should be carefully considered and only those that are suitable for a particular location should be selected.

Potain has created a set of globally consistent design and production standards. We have customers all over the world. Every piece of equipment you buy from Potain can withstand the harshest weather conditions and our design requirements go beyond those of the industry.

Changes in regulations and standards: As the construction industry evolves, so do the regulations and standards that govern it. These developments may place new demands on the design, manufacture and use of tower cranes. It is therefore important to keep up to date with the relevant regulations and standards to ensure the compliance and safety of the tower crane. As one of the initiators and formulators of the European standard, Potain continually aspires to redefine industry benchmarks, delivering the world’s finest tower cranes.