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Stertil-Koni Unveils the Power and Flexibility of Wireless Mobile Column Lifts at World of Concrete, Las Vegas

  Subscribe to FREE newsletter  Feb 13, 2013

To demonstrate the superior lifting capacity, flexibility, user-friendliness and portability of its wireless mobile column lifts, Stertil-Koni took heavy duty lifting to new heights recently at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas.

In a live, on-going demo over the course of four days, the true recognized leader in heavy duty vehicle lifting systems, Stertil-Koni, drew large industry crowds as it showcased the performance of its highly regarded ST 1082 Wireless Mobile Column Lifts. Each ST 1082 has a lifting capacity of 18,000 lbs. per column, thus a set of four on the show floor – with a capacity of 72,000 lbs. – easily handled the lifting and lowering of a custom, flame-painted mixer.

Industry experts recognize that these lifts are distinguished by their highly dependable hydraulic lifting system that operates quickly, efficiently and smoothly – with low maintenance – in contrast to certain mechanical lifting approaches. In addition, the unique Stertil-Koni synchronization system starts at a height difference of just 9/16th of an inch, thereby ensuring safe and smooth lifting and lowering cycles, especially in cases – such as concrete mixers – in which the vehicle weight distribution is decidedly unequal. Also drawing attention were the lifts’ forks. Because the standard length of the ST 1082 lifting fork is 14 inches, the Stertil-Koni mobile column lifts comfortably accommodate large vehicles with super single tires.

The attendees at World of Concrete were also shown the ST 1082’s fast lifting and lower capabilities—reaching a maximum height of 69 inches in just 89 seconds.
Clearly, one of the most eye-catching features of the Stertil-Koni 1082 is its wireless capability. The lifts require minimal set up time, as no interconnecting cables are required, and utilize a 24 VDC system, so no external power source is needed to operate them. The result is a superior heavy duty lifting system, with maximum access to the vehicle and no risk of tripping. Up to eight ST 1082 wireless mobile columns can be configured in a single lifting set and each column is equipped with a complete control box so the operator can control the vehicle height from any single column in the set.
For added safety, the Stertil-Koni ST 1082 is third-party tested and validated by ALI/ETL-Interk.

About Stertil-Koni USA, Inc.

Stertil-Koni is the global market leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – bus lifts and truck lifts – and is the preferred supplier to the world’s leading companies in the truck and bus industries. Stertil-Koni's breadth of products meets all ranges of lifting needs and includes mobile lifts, two-post, four-post, in-ground piston lifts, parallelogram lifts, half-scissors and its innovative axle-engaging, in-ground, scissor lift configuration, ECOLIFT. Stertil-Koni has also recently introduced DIAMOND LIFT, a full rise telescopic piston lift designed to set new standards in precision heavy duty lifting. Stertil-Koni is headquartered in Stevensville, Maryland and has a major production facility in Streator, Illinois

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