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Milton Keynes based rental company, Elavation Ltd., have added two Snorkel S3970BE bi-energy compact rough terrain scissor lifts to their fleet.

The Snorkel S3970BE is a compact scissor lift that can lift up to 350kg to a working height of 13.9m. The bi-energy system means that the lift can be operated on either its diesel engine, for outdoor rough terrain work, or switched to DC electric for working indoors, or to meet jobsite regulations on noise and emissions. Fitted with high grip, non-marking types as standard, the Snorkel S3970BE provides the ultimate in jobsite flexibility.

The two lifts, which are painted in Elavation’s distinctive green livery, were recently handed over by Linda Betts, Sales Director for Snorkel UK to company owners, Mani Gonalez and Barry Brady.

Mani Gonalez, Director at Elavation, said, “The versatility of the true bi-energy functions on the Snorkel S3970BE scissor lift made it a ‘must have’ for our fleet. We are really getting 4 machines in one. The self-levelling outriggers, long battery life, white non-marking tyres, capacity to drive at full height, plus a fantastic diesel drive train and ultra-low emissions when on battery power, means that we have a machine that we can offer to all trades.”

“The ethos that Barry & I have been promoting in recent times means that we have highly utilized, multi-function lifts at the highest specification. As such, the Snorkel S3970BE is a perfect fit for our fleet. This ethos enables us to target a wider range of customers across the region with new work at height solutions. We’ve had a great year so far, and we are looking forward to building upon this success in 2018.”

Elavation offer rental and sales of powered access equipment, as well as technical support and service for units across the United Kingdom. With over 50 years’ industry experience, the team at Elavation is focused on delivering high levels of service and safety to its customer base, and is IPAF Rental+ accredited.

Andrew Fishburn, Managing Director at Snorkel UK, said, “We would like to thank Mani and Barry for their continued trust in Snorkel UK. The Snorkel bi-energy scissor lifts are a fantastic product for Elavation’s business model, as they can be utilized on almost any job, by any trade.”