Snorkel AB85J Boom Lift

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Snorkel AB85J Boom Lift

The Snorkel AB85J is the ultimate diesel articulated boom lift. Capable of lifting 227kg to a working height of 27.7m, the AB85J delivers excellent aerial maneuverability with ‘up and over’ capabilities and a jib boom with 140° side-to-side rotation. In addition, the AB85J has impressive rough terrain performance, boasting both 4 wheel drive and 4 wheel steer, including crab steer.


Max. Working Height: 27.7m

Max. Working Outreach: 18.8m

Platform Capacity: 227kg

Weight: 17,500kg


  • Snorkel Guard™ secondary guarding system
  • Hydraulic platform rotation
  • 4 wheel drive
  • 4 wheel steer, including crab steer
  • Proportional drive, boom lift & slew
  • Foam filled lug tyres
  • Power line to platform
  • Driveable at full height
  • Motion alarm
  • 3.5º tilt alarm
  • Flashing amber light
  • Horn
  • 2 year parts & labour, 5 year structural warranty
Max Working Height 27.7m
Max. Platform Height 25.7m
Max Working Outreach 18.8m
Clearance Height at Max. Outreach 8.5m
Platform Size 0.91m x 2.44m
Overall Width 2.6m
Overall Length 12.5m
Stowed Height 2.9m
Ground Clearance 330mm
Platform Capacity (SWL) 227kg
Max Drive Height 25.7m
Max. Wind Speed 12.5m/s
Max Drive Speed (stowed) 4.8km/h
Max Drive Speed (elevated) 1.0km/h
Jib Length 2.0m
Jib Arc 135° (+70°/-65°)
Jib Rotation 140° side to side
Platform Rotation 150°
Raise/Lower Time 240/240 sec
Tailswing 0.89m
Turret Rotation 360° continuous
Gradeability 40%
Inside Turning Radius 2.4m
Outside Turning Radius 4.7m
Tyres 15 x 625 foam filled lug
Controls Proportional joystick
Drive System 4 wheel drive
Power Source Kubota V2403 65 hp diesel – Tier 4 Final
Weight 17,500kg

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