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GML800 Counter Balance Floor Crane Anatomy of a GML800 Counter Balance Floor Crane
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    Fully Automated Remote Control

    The GML800+ offers fully automated glass installation. Thanks to the glass manipulator’s advanced design, there is no need to make any manual adjustments during the lift, increasing the speed, productivity and safety of glass lifting operations.

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    Lateral Outriggers

    Manufactured from 6m steel the stablisers can be adjusted to help posititioning. On the GML800+ series, they can be mounted at the back (with counterweights) enabling you to work directly up against a wall or glass façade. Rear mounted stabiliser also provde enhanced manourvrability

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    Counterweights

    Neatly stored within the unit, flexible configuration enables you lift weights of up 800kg

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    Compact Design

    The counterbalance floor crane is just 780mm wide and 1000mm long when stowed for transport, and weighs just 260kg (manual version) without counterbalance weights. This makes it easy to transport in a construction lift, and even a standard commercial lift, and to move through standard doorways.

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    Overhead glazing

    The combination of the GML800+ counterbalance floor crane and the Glazing Manipulator, developed by Kappel, again to Hird’s specification, allows glass panels to be raised and installed overhead, at full working height.

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    Below the hook vacuum lifter

    Combined with the electric winch, the GML800+ counterbalance floor crane can be fitted with a below-the-hook vacuum lifter to carry out glass or cladding installation down a building.

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    Head for Heights

    The GML800+ has a maximum working height of 7.94m (AC and DC versions), making it ideal for glass lifting in atriums or stone cladding on many building facades. The ability to work on the storey above without repositioning and resetting increases productivity.

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    Locking Castors

    High quality durable castors provide smooth, easy movement acorss site. Fully lockable for operation.

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    Dual Safety brakes

    One of many safety features on the GML 800. Thick steel cable, hardened rollers and sturdy chassis construction also ensures safe strong ongoing performance job after job.

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    Safe Working Load

    Every Counterbalance Floor Crane must be carry two clearly-visible signs. One gives its maximum safe working load (SWL).

    The other displays its load chart. A load chart provides data that defines each Counterbalance Floor Cranes capabilities.

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Anatomy of a GML800