Spierings for Schmidbauer

By Christian Shelton27 February 2017

Spierings’ sales engineer, Mathieu Braamhaar, hands over the keys to Schmidbauer’s first Spierin

Spierings’ sales engineer, Mathieu Braamhaar, hands over the keys to Schmidbauer’s first Spierings crane: a SK 597-AT4.

Germany-based heavy load expert, the Schmidbauer Group, has taken delivery of its first SK 597-AT4 mobile crane from Netherlands-based mobile folding tower crane manufacturer Spierings Mobile Cranes. It will be used in Schmidbauer’s Hannover depot.

Schmidbauer was looking for a fast and efficient mobile crane with a long jib. According to Spierings, the SK 597-AT4 combines the longest jib in its four-axle range (with a 48 metere radius) with a compact vehicle length. It has a maximum lifting height of 27.8 m with the jib horizontal, and 58.1 m with the jib at a 45 degree upward angle. With a maximum load of 7,000 kg without using the additional ballast blocks and a fast assembly time, Spierings said it is confident that the crane will meet Schmidbauer’s requirements.

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