Three CTE truck mounts across the size range
By Maria Hadlow14 April 2009
CTE showed three new truck mounts at SAIE: the Z26J which will be available next year, the Z21J with jib for 3.5 t chassis and the KJ-A 510 a compact truck mount for its 51 m working height.
CTE chose to unveil the Z26J at SAIE, it is a 26 m working height, articulated boom with a jib, it is mounted on a 6 t chassis and it is expected to be available Europe-wide in the first quarter of 2009.
The Z21J, 21 m working height, truck mounted, articulated boom for 3.5 t chassis, "Is unique," said Gabrielle Valli, sales manager of CTE, "it is the only machine of its size and type on the market to feature a jib which for additional up-and-over flexibility."
The Z21J has an outreach of 10 m and an up-and-over capability of 9 m. The boom rotation is a continuous 3600 and the 1400 by 700 by 1100 mm composite basket has a rotation of ±65º. The basket levels hydraulically, and all cables and hoses to it are routed internally through the boom.
The Bizzocchi 50.7 m working height KJ-A 510 is designed for 26 t GVW carriers. The outreach of the new model is 34.5 m with 120 kg in the basket and 28 m with its maximum load of 450 kg. According to Jonathon Wiseman of CTE UK the footprint of the KJ-A range is compact for its size; they are used in applications such as maintenance and window cleaning as well as fire fighting, and emergency services applications.