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Designed for the purpose of breaking oversize material, our range of pedestal rock breaker boom systems offer the customer solutions for a variety of light duty, medium duty and heavy duty applications in aggregate, mining and foundry applications.

Product Features

Fatigue Welding – manufactured with high tensile steels and using specialised machining and welding techniques ensures weight reduction and strength increase to be achieved.

Custom Designed Cylinders - McQuaid cylinders are specifically designed and built for rock breaker boom applications to provide superior strength and extended life under arduous conditions.

Rotation - We offer 180 to 350 degree rotation options allowing full coverage area

Built in Quality –our rock breaker booms are engineered with hardened steel bushings built into larger pivot pins ensuring reduced bearing pressure and longer life.

The Boom Package

We assist the customer in choosing the correct rock breaker boom system package for their specific site requirements.  This package includes;

  • Rock Breaker Boom
  • Hydraulic Power Pack
  • Operating Controls
  • Hydraulic Breaker
  • Supporting Steelwork
  • Installation
  • Commissioning  & Operator Training


Hydraulic Power Pack

  • The hydraulic power pack operates the rock breaker boom and hydraulic breaker.
  • The size of the hydraulic power pack is dictated by the oil flow requirements of the hydraulic breaker and model of boom required.
  • The most suitable power unit will be recommended to ensure maximum performance and maximum productivity of the boom system.
  • We offer a range of submersed & non-submersed power packs from 22kw –110KW (30HP – 150HP)
  • As options we can supply, oil coolers, oil heaters, starter panels.


Operating Control Options

There are a variety of operating control options to choose from;

  • Operator Control Stand
  • Remote Control Hand Held Unit
  • Ergonomic Seat Control
  • Electro Joystick Controls
  • Operation Cabin

Hydraulic Breaker

  • The hydraulic breaker required is dependent on the hardness and size of material it is required to break.
  • We can offer our MQ range of hydraulic hammers that are fully compatible to operate our boom systems or we can supply other well own brands such as Rammer, Sandvik, Montabert, FRD, Terex, Atlas Copco etc.


Supporting  Steelwork

Depending on site requirements we can design and build support steelwork to aid accessibility and best positioning of the boom.

Contact Information

Tel: (+44) 28 8774 9869
Fax: (+44) 28 8774 9698

Email - info@mcquaidengineering.com 

McQuaid Engineering Ltd,
84 Cookstown Road,
Co. Tyrone
Northern Ireland
BT71 4BS