Terex Aerial Work Platforms showcased a new slab scissor at Bauma. The new Genie GS-4655 provides a maximum indoor working height of 16.02 m (52 feet), maximum outdoor working height of 10.70 m (34 feet, 6 inches), a class-leading horizontal outreach of 1.22 m (4 feet) with fully rolled-out deck extension, as well as 25% gradeability and 14-degree breakover angle to climb steep ramps and make transport easier. The GS-4655 scissor lift offers a 350 kg (770 pound) lift capacity for up to three people and their tools and materials.

The new GS-4655

The unit has a 1.40 m (4 foot, 7 inch) chassis width, weighs 3,538 kg (7,800 pounds) and is engineered for high access in restricted spaces. The Genie GS-4655 scissor lift features the latest generation of AC electric drive motors for excellent indoor and outdoor efficiency, the company says.

“Thanks to its heavy-duty, fully sealed front-wheel AC electric drive motors, the new Genie GS-4655 scissor lift is designed with sustainability, productivity and a low cost of ownership in mind. We engineered this model to deliver the height and emissions-free power to work indoors and out, even in harsh outdoor jobsite conditions,” said Zach Gilmor, Genie product manager, Terex AWP for the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEAR.)

He continued: “Maximizing productivity, this model’s regenerative braking system also offers the benefit of industry-leading battery runtime per charge. And replacing traditional hydraulic drive motors with its new AC system, this model relies on less hydraulic service points reducing service time and costs for a cleaner and greener usage.”

Other features of the new Genie GS-4655 scissor lift include: Side-by-side railings for easy deck extension and retraction; Diamond plate platform flooring; Side forklift pockets in the chassis; Swing-out service trays for unobstructed access to all machine components; Centered link stack under the platform; Genie Smart Link control system; Genie Tech Pro compatibility; Proportional joystick lift and drive functionality and; Commonality with the Genie GS scissor lifts and in design, parts and accessories, as well as serviceability benefits to reduce service costs and storage space.


ALH August-September 2020

Access Lift & Handlers - August-September 2020

Included in this sisue: 

    Zoomlion North America will debut boom and scissor lifts for the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson speaks with the company.
    For once, some good news: the rotating telehandler market across North America remains stable. Lindsey Anderson looks into the industry.
    Proper battery management and maintenance can decrease fleet costs and elongate battery life. ALH covers the best practices to keep machines running
    The specialty access industry provides endusers with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports.
  • TIRES 
    With the new ANSI standards now in place, tires on boom lifts and roughterrain scissors will see some major changes. ALH reports.
    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition will be held virtually this year. Read our guide for more.


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