Skyjack to unveil new DC scissor and more at ARA

By Lindsey Anderson25 January 2016

One of the new Skyjack TH telehandler line, a SJ843 TH.

One of the new Skyjack TH telehandler line, a SJ843 TH.

Skyjack will unveil three new products at The Rental Show 2016. Along with its existing range of aerial work platforms and accessories, Skyjack will be showcasing the SJIII 4740 DC electric scissor lift, the SJ30 ARJE articulating boom with rotating jib and the SJ1056 TH telehandler at The Rental Show.

“The Rental Show is the biggest rental equipment tradeshow in North America and is a great place to showcase new products, especially ones that have been designed with rental companies in mind,” said Malcolm Early, vice president of marketing at Skyjack.

The SJIII 4740 is the tallest DC electric scissor Skyjack has ever produced by Skyjack and boasts a maximum working height of 45.3 feet (13.8 m) and maximum weight capacity of 500 pounds(227 kg). It is the latest scissor opening up a new class for Skyjack.

“This new release demonstrates to our customer base, and to our competitors, that Skyjack is a brand that will continue to expand,” Early said. “Entering into a new scissor class will help fulfil our objective of becoming a full-line product supplier of all types of aerial work platforms.”

Skyjack is also launching an articulating boom at The Rental Show – the SJ30 ARJE, which features a working height of 36 feet (11m) and maximum weight capacity of 227 kg (500 pounds). The SJ30 ARJE remains competitive against other models already in its class while offering customers the commonality of parts advantage. Skyjack’s trademark numbered-and color-coded wiring system, along with its easy-to-use, easy-to-maintain design makes the SJ30 ARJE stand out from the crowd.

“Booms represent a large part of Skyjack’s overall product portfolio, so unveiling a new boom at the show will expose the North American market to our other skills,” Early said.

New Rental Specification Telehandlers

"With the SJ1056 TH, Skyjack has redefined what a 10,000-pound class machine is capable of by leveraging the strength and simplicity of the new TH series design," the company said. Current telehandlers in the 10,000-pound to 12,000-pound range typically lift their 10,000-pound load to a maximum height of about 33 eeft with outriggers deployed.

“With Skyjack’s SJ1056 TH, the telehandler has the ability to take the same 10,000-lb load to 44ft – providing increased productivity and versatility over even most 12,000-lb units,” said Barry Greenway, product manager at Skyjack.

The SJ1056 TH telehandlers features maximum lift height of 56 ft 3 in (17.1 m), maximum forward reach of 42 ft 6 in (12.95 m), ground clearance of 19 in (48.3 cm). It comes with 74hp Deutz engines as standard and 107hp Deutz engines as an option.

Robust line up

At the Rental Show, Skyjack is showcasing its full range of products designed to appeal to both new and existing Skyjack customers.

The company’s full line up will include:

  • Vertical mast lift – SJ16
  • DC electric scissor lifts – SJIII 3219, SJIII 3226, SJIII 4632 and SJIII 4740
  • Rough terrain scissor lift – SJ 6832 RTE
  • Articulating boom lifts – SJ30 ARJE and SJ63 AJ
  • Telescopic boom lift – SJ86 T
  • Telehandler – SJ1056 TH

In addition, Skyjack will also display its range of accessories, including pipe racks, material handlers board carriers.

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