Altec Launches Two New Digger Derricks

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 5, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altec is proud to announce the release of two new digger derricks, the DT105 and the DH-H Series, which will be available as a DH45H, DH48H, and DH50H. The new digger derricks incorporate innovative technology to offer best-in-class safety, productivity and operator convenience. The DT105 and DH-H Series will be available for purchase January 2016.


The DT105 Digger Derrick is a hydraulically-actuated, continuous rotation, heavy-duty transmission digger derrick designed with steel load-bearing structures. It is the largest digger derrick in Altec's DT Series reaching a height of 105 feet. The DT105 is an ideal unit for transmission maintenance and construction, but can also be used in a wide variety of applications.
Design Features:

  • 105 foot sheave height with articulating boom tip
  • 60,000 pounds maximum capacity
  • Ability to road up to a 48 inch auger
  • 1,200 pound capacity steel, two man platform with radio remotes
  • Fiberglass fly-boom for personnel and material handling

DH-H Series

The DH-H Series is the fully hydraulic version of our new DH product family. It has the highest strength-to-weight ratio within Altec's digger derrick product line. It is also the only derrick to have a zone rated capacity system that will allow the operator to lift more weight off of the back than the sides when on a single axle chassis. The units available in the DH-H Series, the DH45H, DH48H, and DH50H, offer sheave height options for all uses.
Design Features:

  • Boom capacity up to 16,050 pounds at a 10 foot load radius (depending on model)
  • Overall unit weight and available pay load on a 33,000 GVW chassis
  • Zone Rating System

To learn more about these new digger derricks or any other pieces of Altec equipment, call 1-800-958-2555 or visit

As a reminder, be sure to ask about financing solutions through Altec Capital. Altec offers the simplest and most cost-effective way to finance new additions to your fleet.

Altec is a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility, lights and signs, telecommunications, contractor, and tree care markets. The company provides products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world.

CONTACT: New Equipment Sales Phone: 800-958-2555 Fax: 205-449-4774

Source:Altec Inc.