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Toronto based Bladefence has taken the delivery of a 70-meter Bronto S70XR aerial work platform. This is the first S70XR aerial platform mounted on a Kenworth chassis. The Bronto S70XR features 70-meter working height, 38-meter outreach and with this configuration on Kenworth T800 chassis a total weight of 32.5 tons. Mounting As a long time customer, we are happy to receive this new unit and to continue our long-standing cooperation" Mounting on the chassis was done at Bronto Skylift’s workshop in Orlando, where the team has successfully mounted Bronto platforms to various chassis brands including TOR, Mack, Peterbilt and now Kenworth. “Bronto’s XR series of units have proven to be an excellent choice for the work Bladefence carries out. The new S70XR is versatile and will be used in wide variety of customer projects ranging from wind energy and oil & gas to general construction. As a long time customer, we are happy to receive this new unit and to continue our long-standing cooperation with Bronto,” says Ville Karkkolainen, CEO of Bladefence North America. Remote service and support Additional features of Bladefence’s new S70XR include extendable working cage, 2×220 degree cage rotation and power outlets in the cage – all very relevant when doing wind turbine blade maintenance. The latest Bronto 5+ control system guarantees smooth operation and enables remote service and support, which come in extra handy when working at remote wind farm conditions. “We got the chassis ahead of time and the aerial fitted perfectly without additional adjusting. This is quite exceptional when we consider the fact that it’s a totally new configuration. All in all, project went very smoothl,” says Janne Pulkkinen, Vice President, Bronto Skylift Inc.
Danish commercial building and window cleaning company Anders Andersen Rengøring has taken delivery of their first 35-meter Bronto S35EM truck-mounted aerial work platform. Delivery was made by Bronto Skylift’s local distributor Lissner. “For many years, the Bronto product range has been characterized by large truck-mounted lifts. But with the new 35-meter S35EM the company gains ground in the market for small, functional platforms for city use and this unit presents a perfect match for the daily needs of Anders Andersen Rengøring. The choice is well supported by Bronto Skylift’s 25-year guarantee on spare parts and our team of service engineers will help minimize downtime in case of breakdowns now and in future,” says Morten Lissner, owner of Lissner. Multipurpose bracket Mounted on a two-axle Volvo FM chassis, the S35EM features a five-section telescopic boom and an articulated jib offering a 29-meter outreach. Work platform was supplied with an extendable 3.4-meter working cage with a maximum capacity of 350 kg. Additional features include a multipurpose bracket in front of the cage, material lockers on the decking and of course the latest Bronto 5+ control system. “The customer is serving the hospitals around Jutland and has been very happy with the unit. They have especially liked the speed of the platform. It is really simple and quick to set up and operate,” says Tonny Harritz, Sales Manager at Lissner.
E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, has made the delivery of the first Bronto F135RLX for the Manchester Fire Department in New Hampshire, United States of America. This aerial ladder platform represents the newest configuration by Bronto Skylift and E-ONE in North America. Bronto F135RLX aerial platform The Bronto F135RLX aerial platform features an industry leading 135 ft (41 m) vertical reach and includes an all new platform design that is larger with walk-through front double gates and an integrated front deck for enhanced rescue operations. Other key features of Manchester’s new firefighting and rescue platform include: Articulating boom design with up-and-over rescue capability and below ground level reach of 15 ft (4,5 m) Up to 88 ft (26,8 m) of horizontal reach Variable jacking (operational envelope will adjust based on the amount each outrigger is extended) 1275 lb (578 kg) max platform load (1000 lb personnel plus 275 lb equipment) 1250 GPM (4700 lpm) waterway flow E-ONE Cyclone extruded aluminum cab Cummins 600 HP X15 engine Modular extruded aluminum body Enclosed ladder storage for 99 ft (30 m) of ground ladders 8 kw Harrison hydraulic generator AXIS Smart Truck Technology Bronto Skylift aerial platforms Joe Hedges, E-ONE Product Manager, stated “The RLX family of aerials is a proven product for Bronto Skylift outside of North America. As done with the F116RLP, we worked closely with Bronto engineering to develop the new F135RLX articulating platform for North American applications. A majority of the collaboration with Bronto centered around designing a versatile platform with a wide walk-through front gate.” This marks the third Bronto aerial by E-ONE for Manchester Fire Department, over the last 20 years. And it’s the second of two Bronto Skylift aerials recently delivered to E-ONE customers. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue recently took delivery of a F116RLP+, featuring 116 ft (35 m) vertical reach, up to 87’ (26,5 m) horizontal reach, variable jacking, 1500 GPM (5680 lpm) waterway flow, 2000 GPM (7570 lpm) pump, 300 gallon (1130 l) water tank and SideStacker hose bed.