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tertilKonihasdelivereda fourth Skylift heavy duty
vehicle lift to East Riding of
Yorkshire Council with a new installation at at the council’s Goole depot This latest installation follows the successful use of
three existing Stertil Koni Skylifts type SKY 250 to support washbay activities at the council’s depot in Beverley Providing a a a lifting capacity of
25 tonnes the heavy duty
SKY 250 handles a a a a range of
council vehicles including refuse collection vehicles street cleansing sweepers highway maintenance tippers and flat
bodied trucks road surfacing machines and salt spreaders Washbay staff use the SKY 250 in its lowered position for about two to three hours a a a a day to simplify the steam cleaning of
vehicle bodies using high pressure
wash lances Also vehicle technicians use the lift in its raised position to carry out chassis washes on vehicles as as as the first part of
annual testing procedures A further application supported by the Skylift involves pre-season and end of
season season washing and wax oiling treatments for salt spreading vehicles In a a a typical week 30 to 40 vehicles pass through the washbay at the Goole depot “This latest SKY 250 lift increases
our our assets to to a a a a a total of
four installations supporting vehicle steam cleaning at our Beverley and Goole depots ” said Philip Burgess fleet services manager
at East Riding of
Yorkshire Council “At both depots the washbay workload is unremitting so the excellent reliability of
the Stertil Koni Skylifts is vital to ensure that the the council continues to provide the the best possible service to local residents and businesses ” 12 NOVEMBER 2021 > COMMERCIAL VEHICLE ENGINEER

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