CXT Explorer Portable Crane

CXT Explorer 3D

A flexible and economical mobile field crane

The Konecranes CXT Explorer is a transportable, cost-effective solution for all kinds of lifting. A simple yet innovative patented design, our popular CXT electric overhead crane is built into a tough steel structure atop a base of two standard ISO shipping containers. The result is a strong foundation under a powerful, adaptable and mobile crane that can lift up to 5 tons both indoors and outdoors.

The crane offers a complete, durable, and efficient maintenance workshop, ready to go. You have plenty of room to work under a 5-meter (16.4 ft) lifting height and 5-meter (16.4 ft) span. With easy assembly, the CXT Explorer is ready to lift in just a few hours, and it packs up even faster when you’re done. The shipping containers double as storage units for crane components, service tools, equipment, and spare parts. Now, you can really lift anywhere.

product features

The Konecranes CXT Explorer has many standard features and:

•    CXT electric wire rope hoist
•    2-speed contactor-controlled lifting
•    1-speed contactor-controlled traveling movements
•    Two 6m (20ft) standard ISO shipping containers
•    5-meter (16.4 ft) height and 5-meter (16.4 ft) span
•    Compact and durable steel structure
•    Thermal and weather protection for extreme climate and terrain
•    Can use a generator when electricity is not available

Technical specs



Lifting capacity

Load 5t


Lifting height

5 m (16.4 ft)


5 m (16.4 ft)


6 m (20 ft)

Temperature range

Ambient temperature range -20…+50C°


Voltage 400V/ 50Hz/ 48V or 460V/ 60Hz/ 48V (all CXT voltages and frequencies available on request)



CXT wire rope hoist


Crane control

Radio / pendant


Konecranes CXT Explorer offers the following benefits to operators and facilities.

  • Fast, safe and easy factory-level lifting in almost any location

  • Shipping container base provides wide work area

  • Innovative design reduces force required for heavy-duty lifting

  • Still works even without a mains connection

  • Ideal for temporary lifting needs

  • Installation requires no change to building structures

  • Fast service response and efficient spare parts delivery

  • Ideal for wide range of industrial applications and business areas:

    • Construction

    • Mining

    • Vehicle maintenance

    • Agriculture

    • Natural gas compressor stations

    • Oil exploration, onshore, and offshore drilling

CXT Explorer is designed for field usage

The Konecranes CXT Explorer is a portable, strong and affordable solution for all kinds of lifting. Its simple yet innovative patented design allows you to use it both indoors or outdoors, so you can easily take it anywhere you need to lift up to 5 tons.

Want to know more about CXT Explorer crane?

Contact Konecranes to learn more about how Konecranes CXT Explorer can satisfy your lifting needs.

Lift anywhere, safely and efficiently

The CXT Explorer is a standard crane made easily mobile in a specially-tailored travel package, so it can always be with you, wherever you have lifting needs. At Konecranes, we intend that every piece of our lifting equipment improves the safety and productivity of our customers’ operations. All crane components are designed in-house, specifically for use on cranes, and our Lifecycle Care offers a comprehensive and systematic approach to maintenance, supported by world-class tools and processes.

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