Spider for tiler

German floor tiling and woodburning stove contractor Leitner has taken delivery of a new 2.5 tonne BG Lift M250 telescopic spider crane.

The M250 features a four section telescopic boom providing a maximum tip height of 10.6 metres, at which point it can handle 1,250kg. Maximum radius on the main boom is 8.4 metres with a capacity of 470kg.

A three section jib is also available taking the maximum tip height to 15.5 metres with a capacity of 650kg. The maximum radius with jib is 12.9 metres with the boom and jib horizontal, at which point it can handle up to 150kg. The M250 has an overall length of three and a half metres, an overall width of 780mm, and weighs 2,250kg in total.
Jonuz Ljaci and Mr Leitner (furthest on the left) with the Leitner team

Chief executive Thomas Leitner said: "The M250 from BG Lift makes work immensely easier. My employees finally enjoy working again because the crane takes over the heavy lifting."

Jonuz Ljaci of Kunze, the official BG lift dealer, delivered and handed the machine over to Leitner last week.

Founded in 1979, Leitner is based in Wurmannsquick in the southeast of Germany, close to the Austrian border. The company specialises in the installation of floor tiles and woodburning stove supply, installation and renovation. It employs 20 staff.