New Ascendant truck mount

26.10.2020UK based Ascendant Access has launched a new truck mounted platform with its 20 metre A20-15TJ mounted on a 3.5 tonne Iveco chassis.
The new 20 metre Ascendant A20-15TJ
New Ascendant truck mount
The new model features a three section telescopic boom, topped by a 2.2 metre articulating jib. Maximum outreach is 15.1 metres with a platform capacity of 120kg, while it offers a maximum platform capacity of 230kg up to an outreach of 13 metres.

All four outriggers are beam and jack, with the rear being regular out and down, and the front ones extend forwards-out then down. The unit can work with outriggers retracted, partly extended or fully extended on one or both sides.

Overall length is just under 7.9 metres, with an overall height of 3.1 metres.

180 degree platform rotation is standard equipment.
New Ascendant truck mount The outrigger set up is variable
Steve Dean has been the engineering mind behind the Ascendant platforms from the very start, however after a series of financial challenges and changes in ownership the company was closed in March 2019 - see: Redwood Ascendant closes its doors.

However Dean continued to run the separate parts and service operation to support the 500 units or so in service and is now looking to get back into building production machines.

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