Ford Sollers company introduced a new version of the Transit van of the Russian production, equipped with a retractable boom – AGP-14T. Novelty is a mobile hydraulic lift for the electrical, construction and installation works at heights up to 14.2 m, as well as delivery specialists with necessary equipment and materials to the place of their execution.
A new modification was created on the basis of the all-metal Ford Transit van in a version with long wheelbase and high roof, which is equipped with a retractable boom with telescopic mechanism and a cargo platform on 1 or 2 people. The reference column of arrows integrated into the Ford Transit is allowed to retain the maximum amount of useful space inside the car.
A hydraulic pump which drives the sliding mechanism of the boom, powered by diesel engine Ford Transit is a 2.2-liter unit with 136 HP For the safety of workers while carrying out work at height includes a limiter limiting the load lifting mechanism, emergency stop button, control sensors of the reference circuit and an additional manual hydraulic pump for emergency lowering of the platform. Stationary remote platform management complemented by remote – control from earth. In addition, the high-pressure hose, slave cylinder telescoping, and electric cables are housed inside the boom, made of high strength steel.
Currently, the Ford Transit range in Russia consists of more than 55 modifications – standard and designed on the basis of their accredited bodybuilding with the support of the scientific and technical center (R&D) company Ford Sollers in accordance with the strict standards of quality Ford. The version of the Ford Transit AGP-14T seems to be the official manufacturer’s guarantee is 2 years without mileage limitation. The model will be available for order from authorized Ford dealers across Russia have this month.