Trailer mounted access platforms are among the most flexible tools you can use for working at height - hitch them up, drive to the work site, do the job and move on. There is no need to wait for kit to be delivered, you can work on your own time frame and use the machines in areas that some self propelled equipment might have trouble reaching.
With a number of lightweight, compact and easy to operate self propelled access platforms machines on the market is there still a role for trailer mounted machines? Maria Hadlow takes a look at what this sector has to offer.
Andris Bisnieks, chairman of the newly formed rental company Storent SIA, based in Riga, Latvia, has just confirmed an order of 20 Niftylift Trailer Access Platforms; the order covers the N120H, N120T and N170 models.
Increased performance and economy are not the only influences in trailer-mount development. Weight – because of restrictions imposed by national road laws – critically affects their market acceptance. Patrick Hill reports on new trailer-mounts.