What Is an Electromagnetic Crane?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 6, 2020 9:34:41 PM ET

An electromagnetic crane uses magnetism to pick up and move objects, as opposed to a pincer or claw used by more traditional cranes, which makes it ideal for any lifting tasks involving metal. Electromagnetic cranes are often used in recycling plants or scrap yards due to the high amounts of metal that need to be moved.