Nagano crawler boom lifts a UK first for JMS

nagano s15 and 20ATUJ crawler cranes

Powered access rental specialist JMS has become the first operator in the UK to add Nagano crawler boom lifts to its hire fleet.

The company has opted to invest in the Nagano S15Auj telescopic crawler boom lift and the Nagano 20ATuj articulating crawler boom lift.

JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “Our new Nagano crawler booms give our customers new options for working at height across rough and unstable terrain.

“They augment the capabilities of our wheeled rough terrain boom lifts and tracked spider platforms, so we’re expecting them to be very popular with clients.”

Greenfield development

The Nagano crawler boom lifts are available for national hire through JMS’s depot network.

Construction on greenfield sites, for new road and rail infrastructure, as well as housing and commercial development, is predicted to increase over the next 10 years, increasing the need for all-terrain platforms.

“Our customers want extra options to work at height over these new development sites, where productivity and operational performance in difficult environments will be vital,” said Mark Jackson.“Our new Nagano platforms deliver capabilities that meet these challenges.”

Nagano quality and reliability

Thomas Méheust, European Sales Director for Nagano products at Vertimac: “We are very pleased that JMS has become the first company in the UK and Ireland to receive Nagano crawler aerial working platforms.

“All around Europe, the Nagano brand is starting to be recognised for its high quality, easy maintenance and long-term reliability.

“With a large stock of machines and spare parts at Vertimac in Belgium, we can offer first class support to all Nagano customers across the UK and Europe.”

Performance and safety

The Nagano S15Auj telescopic crawler boom lift has a maximum working height of 15m, maximum horizontal outreach of 10.3m, and a basket capacity of 250kg.

It has a gradeability of 20 degrees, weighs 8,420kg, and is powered by a 3-cylinder Kubota low-emissions diesel engine (Tier 5, no DPF).

The Nagano 20ATuj articulating crawler boom lift provides a maximum working height of 20m, maximum outreach of 8m and a maximum basket capacity of 230kg.

It weighs 9,450kg, is powered by the same 3-cylinder Kubota low-emissions diesel engine (Tier 5, no DPF), and has a telescopic boom and a jib boom for highly precise basket placement.

The platforms share excellent safety features, including a travel stop controller, travel speed controller, incline alarm, overloading alarm and rapid descent prevention valve.

Japanese manufacturer Nagano was established in 1968 and now distributes a wide range of construction equipment in Asia and Europe, including aerial lifts, mini excavators and crawler cranes.

For more information about Nagano crawler boom lift hire from JMS, call 0845 457 000.