CEZ invests in Time power lift

By Euan Youdale30 November 2015

From left: Martin Sloth of Time; Roman Hracek, Radan Benes, Jiri Zlamal and Zdenek Sutnar of CEZ; Pa

From left: Martin Sloth of Time; Roman Hracek, Radan Benes, Jiri Zlamal and Zdenek Sutnar of CEZ; Pavel Boubelik of Statech; and Per Torp of Time.

Czech Republic power company CEZ has taken delivery of a high voltage insulated Versalift VO-355-MHI.

The machine from Time International and Czech Republic-based Versalift distributor Statech features a 101° articulated lower boom with a fiberglass insert and a side mounted upper boom with 210° of articulation. Rated for 69 kV, the VO-355-MHI will be used for live line maintenance on the country's power grid.

Mounted on a Euro 6 MAN TGM 18.340 4x4 chassis, the VO-355-MHI supports a working height of 19.4 m with an overcentre outreach of 14.8 m and a non-overcenter outreach of 11 m. The dual cage setup has a capacity of 2 x 136 kg, dual 90° cage rotators and a material handler with a capacity of 905 kg. The machine has continuous rotation and is fitted with extendable H-frame outriggers for quick setup.

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