Pacific Materials handling  have recently delivered 2 x special Sennebogen machines to C3 Limited in NZ.

The 2 x Sennebogen 860M machines are complete with a Cummins 268kW diesel engine, 21m boom, 1.5m pylon, SMAG 2.5sqm log grab and a specially designed operators “skylift cabin” that allows the operator to enter the machine from ground level and then hydraulically elevate to an operating position of up to 10,000mm. The cabin also features a side platform with walkway for safe entry & exit to the cabin.

The machines weigh in at close to 90,000kgs with the log grab fitted but they are still able to travel at speeds of up to 14 km /hr and have a nominal lifting capacity of just on 9,000kgs at 15m forward reach x 15m high.

The benefits of the operator being able to enter at ground level are obvious but when coupled with the amount of reach, lift capacity and the clear vision and safety of sitting at 10m high when surrounded by logs and constant roadtruck and heavy equipment traffic in NZ’s busiest ports make these machines a real game changer for log handler in port applications.