JLG’s 670SJ self-leveling growth raise retains chassis stage at 10-degree grade
Launched as an idea on the 2017 ConExpo, JLG’s new self-leveling growth raise is prepared for manufacturing, with gross sales in North America to start within the Fall, the corporate mentioned on the raise’s unveiling at ConExpo 2020.
The 670SJ telescoping aerial work platform mechanically retains the chassis, and due to this fact the work platform, stage when touring surfaces which have as a lot as a 10-degree grade, up from the business customary’s 5 levels.
That enables the operator to drive at top over uneven floor, the corporate say. It additionally reduces platform motion, stopping instruments and supplies from falling off the platform. JLG plans to finally add the expertise to different fashions.
The 670SJ has a 67-foot platform top and may attain full top in 101 seconds and again down in the identical period of time, the corporate says.
The raise additionally meets upcoming ANSI requirements scheduled to take impact June 1. The A92.20 requirements by the American Nationwide Requirements Institute govern the manufacture and all different elements of aerial lifts, that are referred to as cell elevating work platforms, or MEWPs, below the requirements.
A brand new top class
The raise’s “good suspension,” which permits for the self-leveling, additionally permits an additional foot of platform top. Together with the self-leveling expertise, JLG says it has opened a brand new dimension class for booms, with the business’s first growth at 67 toes.
To additional enhance journey, JLG added a brand new customary mode that permits the operator to drive quicker with the growth down. A brand new “transport mode” lowers the suspension for transport.
The platform has a capability of 550 kilos unrestricted and 750 kilos restricted. Horizontal attain is 57 toes 1 inch.
JLG lists the next different advantages to the brand new 670SJ:
Reduces or eliminates the handbook labor and time required to arrange cribbing and/or grade the work space.
Reduces the necessity for earthmoving gear the place minor grading and leveling was beforehand required.
Reduces or eliminates redundant positioning to find a stage work space.
Permits the growth raise to get nearer to the work space for higher attain and reduces the necessity for bigger, greater reaching lifts as backup.
To look at a video demonstration of the 670SJ, see beneath: