What’s New at Bauma 2016 Preview - 1
Contractors World International Vol 7 No 1
Alimak Hek Introduces The Latest In
Mast Climbing Work Platforms
will be introducing the latest generation of
mast climbing work platforms with the launch of the
new HEK MC 650 and HEK MC 450.
Both models will be demonstrated for the first time
at Bauma 2016. The HEK MC 450 is currently available
for order. The HEK MC 650 will be made available for
order at Bauma 2016.
These platforms provide a robust and flexible access
solution, while balancing performance, quality and effi-
ciency in all types of façade work.
The new HEK MC 650 and 450 work platforms con-
tinue to deliver on the company’s 45 years commitment
to quality, productivity and safety, offering an efficient
work platform solution at a competitive market price.
Both platforms are available in a single or twin con-
figuration, and offer adjustable platform lengths and
widths for ultimate flexibility on site.
The HEK MC 450 is capable of carrying loads up to
4,500 kg, and offers platforms lengths from 10-30 m.
The HEK MC 650 will support an even higher capacity,
with details yet to be announced.
The HEK MC 650 and 450 were designed with oper-
ator safety and usability in mind. The platforms’ robust
design and easy-to-use control system, combined with
their ability to position materials and personnel at pre-
Compatibility for Economic
Both the HEK MC 650 and MC 450 are compatible with
650 and 450 masts and accessories respectively, enabling
increased fleet owner utilization of existing construction
hoist, materials hoist and transport platforms
Platform components are hot-dip galvanized in
accordance with the latest international manufacturing
The key benefit of mast climbing work platforms is
quick installation and dismantle, minimal site interrup-
tion (compared to traditional scaffolding), and improved
efficiency in the loading and unloading of materials
ensures increased productivity and the resulting time
and cost savings.
Other New Models On Display
Bauma will also represent the first time for many people
to see the other latest introductions from the Alimak
Hek product range.
These include theScando 45/30 c
and theAlimak TCL tower crane operator lift
The new hoist offers payload capacities of up to 2,000
kg per hoist car, with a cage
size of 1.4 x 3.0 m. The hoist
is available with either a
Direct-on-Line (DOL) or
Frequency Control (FC) mo-
The crane lift has an in-
novative new design that
offer what Alimak Hek con-
sider to the faster external
installation currently avail-
able on the market.
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