Level benefits from Snorkel eco lifts
8 December 2021
Briggs Equipment has become the first company in Ireland to invest in Snorkel’s zero emission lithium-ion powered Speed Level lifts.
The company recently took delivery of two of the machines at its Dublin depot from distributor Ahern Ireland. The four-wheel drive SL26RTE and SL30RTE can self-level and can be driven at full height on compound slopes without the need for outriggers, says the manufacturer. They are quieter than the diesel equivalents.
The standard two-battery pack system can deliver at least an eight-hour shift on a single charge, and in some cases, up to one week between charges, subject to usage. Designed for outdoor applications, the AC electric motor provides higher torque than a diesel engine, improving gradeability and performance on rough terrain.
Briggs’ SL26RTE was immediately deployed in its first hire on a retail park, lifting workers to clean building facades. The customer appreciated the machine’s ability to be driven at full height while positioned on the pavement.
Martin Masterson, short term hire manager at Briggs in Dublin, is pictured (right) with David Roddy, sales director at Ahern Ireland.
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