Snorkel has started producing its new outdoor-rated push-around mini scissor lift, the S3210P, at its Vigo Center assembly plant in the U.K.
The model is available for purchase anywhere in the world, according to a Snorkel executive.
Snorkel dealer Snorkel UK has already delivered the first eight units to U.K. rental company, APL.
Shown as a prototype at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020, the Snorkel S3210P is designed for low-height work in outdoor slab applications or indoor areas that have wind loading, such as early in construction where windows and doors may not yet be installed.
Measuring 32” wide, the S3210P is an outdoor-rated version of the popular Snorkel S3010P push-around mini scissor lift. It has a maximum working height of 15’10” and a lifting capacity of 529 lbs., yet weighs just 1,036 lbs.
Developed in response to customer demand, the Snorkel S3210P offers the same easy operation and serviceability as the indoor-rated unit, yet is rated up to a maximum wind speed of 28 mph.
Equipped with an auto-brake system as standard to prevent movement when the lift is raised, the S3210P can be easily pushed when stowed between work areas and carried in a passenger elevator. With saloon-door style entry gates, non-marking casters, and simple push-button controls as standard, the Snorkel S3210P is built tough for a long working life in construction, rental, or maintenance.
The S3210P entered production in November 2021, and the first eight units were delivered to APL in early December as part of that company’s larger investment in low-level access. The total order also included 10 Snorkel S3010P indoor-rated push-around scissor lifts and 10 Snorkel S3010E self-propelled mini scissor lifts.
Phil Wong, finance director of APL, explained their decision to invest in the Snorkel S3210P, “Low level access continues to grow in popularity with various trades now preferring these units over traditional products such as ladders and scaffold towers. However, we have come across multiple occurrences where a push-around scissor lift would be the ideal piece of equipment for the job, but we have not been able to specify them due to wind loads. We were excited to see Snorkel introduce this outdoor-rated version and expect them to become popular with our customers who span a wide range of industries.”
Matthew Elvin, CEO, Snorkel, said, “The Snorkel S3210P combines all of the safety and productivity benefits of our indoor-rated models with the benefit of being able to use it outdoors or in areas with a wind loading. This ultimately means that the lift could be rented to jobsites for a greater proportion of the project or used in new outdoor applications.”