RT- 400 Cab Down Rough Terrain Crane

Rugged, heavy-duty, field proven design, and now with improved operator access and cab entry, make the Broderson RT-400 Rough Terrain Crane the smart choice for end users and rental fleets. The RT-400’s compact footprint, strong pick and carry capability, simple controls and beefy construction have made it the leading cab down rough terrain crane for over a decade. The RT-400 delivers higher pick capability, longer reach, greater hydraulic output and precise operator control – all in a package that provides reliable day in day out service.


51,900 lbs.

Height 11' 2"
Width 8' 5"
Main Boom 85'
Max Tip Height 98' with boom extension
Boom Rotation 360° Continuous
Gross Vehicle Weight 51,900 lbs.
  • Compact Profile
  • Factory Equipped Telematics
  • Exclusive 3-Position Outrigger System
  • Reliable, Durable, Easy to Use
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Product Information

Boom Sections 4
Outriggers Independantly Controlled | Hydraulic
Steering Rear Wheel | 4 Wheel | Crab
Fuel Diesel
Engine Cummins EPA Tier-4 Turbo Diesel
Rated Capacity Limiter Yes
Telematics Yes

Continuous 360 Degree Swing Rotation worm drive gear box provides greater reliability and does not require a house lock for transport

Sequentially Extending/Retracting Boom purpose designed pick and carry four section boom features the largest cross sectional mass in the industry—resulting in less whip and the ability to lift heavier loads higher with the extended boom

Improved Cab Access and Entry—re-designed steps and cab canopy—provide easy convenient operator access

Heavy-Duty Triple Hydraulic Gear Pump, with 82 GPM total system capacity, provides durable long lasting performance

Rugged High Capacity Axles withstand the material stress encountered at adverse off-road sites.

3 Mode Steer—rear-wheel steering, 4-wheel steering or crab steering—to avoid obstacles and improve navigation. Operators can quickly switch between modes, aided by electronic sensors and a control box that align the steering after a new mode is selected.

4-Wheel Drive with ample ground clearance improves accessibility and better management of muddy, snowy, slick, sloping and rocky terrain conditions.

EPA Tier-4 Compliant 4.5L Cummins Turbo Diesel Engine delivers efficient performance, but also the low-end torque you need.

Six-Speed Powershift Transmission minimizes bumps and jolts when changing gears during pick and carry operations.

All Weather Climate Controlled Cab with greater shoulder, leg and headroom provides much appreciated comfort for big and tall operators.

Simple, Precise Mechanical over Hydraulic Controls, both intuitive and easy to learn, provide the operator with great “feel” and precision control.

Easy Service Access to engine compartment and hydraulic equipment components simplifies maintenance and repair.

Rated Capacity Limiter warns the operator of impending overload with audible and visual signals, and stopping boom functions in the event of overloads.

Air Conditioning