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Sinoboom scissors for SWAT

UK rental company SWAT Access has taken delivery of 10 19ft Sinoboom 1932ME slab electric scissor lifts.

The 1932ME offers a working height of 7.8 metres and a platform capacity of 230kg, with a two person indoor rating and one outside. Weighing 1,575kg, it has an overall width of 810mm, a stowed length of 1.8 metres and a height of 1.88 metres with the guardrails folded down. Features include direct electric wheel drive, maintenance free AGM batteries, the ability to drive at full height, automatic pothole protection and bumper rails.

The lifts were supplied through Sinoboom distributor Pinnacle Platforms, and is one of the first new orders since it was appointed earlier this year - see: Sinobooms appoints in UK.
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Stewart May of SWAT (L) with Tim White of Pinnacle Platforms

SWAT chief executive, Stewart May, said: “Operating Sinoboom scissors lifts has been extremely positive for our business. Feedback from our customers is very complimentary, the machines are easy and safe to load, really robust and they stay looking good for longer. We have also been impressed with the battery life that provides longer run times than other machines in the same class, they really are… ready to rent.”

Pinnacle Platforms managing director, Tim White, added: “We are delighted SWAT Access have chosen to invest further in their hire fleet, becoming one of our first deals since Pinnacle Platforms was launched in the spring. It’s a real endorsement of the products build quality and service reliability, matching the demands of the powered access hire industry, in addition to the needs of contractors across a variety of sectors.”

Established in 2010, SWAT runs a fleet of aerial work platforms and telehandlers from its location in Preston. It is also a member of the Access Link, an association of independent regional rental companies, which claims to offer more than 15,000 platforms from 60 depots throughout the UK and Ireland.