FAQ's

We’ve compiled the most frequently asked questions to help answer your queries. If your question isn’t listed or you need more information, our customer service teams will be happy to help you. Alternatively, you can call us on 01244 833933.

Do the MI Tower / EIGER Tower ranges conform to any standards?

Yes.

The MI TOWER / EIGER ranges conform to the European standard for Mobile Access Towers, which is, BS EN 1004:2004.

What are the point loadings on the PRO IQ LIFT?

A handy guide to both point and occupied space loadings for PRO IQ and our LEGACY IQ Lifts is below:
Localised Pressure
Localised pressure = (Total weight / 4) / Contact Area

Machine designation PUSH Series Weight of machine (kg) Safe working load (kg) Contact Patch 2.46cm2 Poly Tyre *Localised pressure (kg/cm2) Contact Patch 11.54cm2 Rubber Tyre *Localised pressure (kg/cm2)
Eco 6 (Pop-Up) 235 240 48.27 12.35
Eco 8 (Pop-Up+) 343 240 59.25 15.16
Pro 6 350 240 N/A 15.34
Pro 8 370 240 N/A 15.86
Pro 10 385 240 N/A 16.25
Pro 6 iQ 310 240 N/A 14.30
Pro 8 iQ 350 240 N/A 15.34
Pro 10 iQ 370 240 N/A 15.86

*Localised pressure (kg/cm2)
*All figures stated assume platform fully loaded (240kg) and weight distribution of 60/40 rear to front and 50/50 side to side

Occupied pressure
Occupied pressure = Total weight / (Length x Width)

Machine designation PUSH Series Weight of machine (kg) Safe working load (kg) Total area occupied (m2) *Occupied Pressure Kg/m2
Eco 6 (Pop-Up) 235 240 0.52 913
Eco 8 (Pop-Up+) 343 240 0.62 940
Pro 6 350 240 0.59 1000
Pro 8 370 240 0.59 1034
Pro 10 385 240 0.59 1059
Pro 6 iQ 310 240 0.59 932
Pro 8 iQ 350 240 0.59 1000
Pro 10 iQ 370 240 0.59 1034

*All figures stated assume platform fully loaded (240kg)

Does the PRO IQ LIFT conform to any standards?

Yes.

The PRO IQ machine conforms to the European Standard for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) which is BS EN 280:2013+A1:2015

Where can I get spares for IQ LIFTS?

We stock spares for all our machines which can be purchased directly. Please contact our product specialists who can help with your request.

At what height outdoors should towers be tied in?

BS EN 1004 tower structures can be used as a free-standing structure, complete with stabilisers up to a platform height (PH) of 8.2m. After this height, the structure will require tying into a solid structure. For information on tying in fastenings please refer to Hilti.

What are the dimensions of the MI Tower?

The outer dimensions of the MI TOWER are:


Length – 1.32m
 Width – 0.78m
 Trolley Height – 1.6m


Stabiliser footprint – 2.7m (l) x 2.4m (w)

What are the dimensions of the MI Tower+?

The outer dimensions of the MI TOWER+ are:


Length – 1.65m 
Width – 0.78m
 Trolley Height – 1.77m


Stabiliser footprint – 3.9m (l) x 3.1m (w)

Does the PRO IQ LIFT need regular checks/services?

Under the Lifting Operations, Equipment Regulations (LOLER), and the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), the PRO IQ machine needs to be inspected on a 6-monthly basis.
This Thorough Examination should be carried out by a ‘competent’ person: this could be a person who is an International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) or Competent Assessed Person (CAP). Servicing of the machine can be carried out on an annual basis.

Do I need any training to use these products?

The EIGER and MI TOWER ranges require users to have completed a PASMA course and hold a valid PASMA card.
Domestic users of the EIGER and MI TOWER ranges do not require formal training but must read and fully understand the instructions before attempting to build the tower.
The PRO IQ LIFT range of products requires users to have completed either an IPAF Push Around Vertical (PAV) or Mobile Vertical (3a, 3a+) course and hold a valid PAL card.

Can I buy from you?

Yes. Please click here to complete our enquiry form and a member of our friendly customer service team will be in touch.

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