Seeboard mobile lift is also mobile workshop
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• The first lorry-mounted Dufon hydraulic crane to go into service with the South Eastern Electricity Board was demonstrated recently by the bodybuilder, Adams and Adams Ltd, Dickerage Lane, New Malden, Surrey.
This French-designed hydraulic lift is available in a variety of forms with extended lift heights ranging up to 72ft. It provides a vertical lift to allow maintenance of street lamps and other road furniture, overhead wires and cables, servicing of neon signs and building maintenance such as painting and cleaning and other similar duties. The working platform is designed to extend hydraulically and rotate to permit work tO be handled at any point within a radius of 16ft.
The Seeboard vehicle is based on a 3-ton Bedford chassis equipped at each corner of the body with steady legs. A workshop body, 7ft wide, 4ft long and Oft 2in high is mounted between the cab and the lift. Of composite construction, it employs a mild steel angle and hardwood frame and is panelled all round in 18g aluminium alloy.
A sliding door is fitted at the rear of the body towards the nearside and this affords access to the lift's controls and to the workshop interior which also has a work bench and shelves for parts and loose equipment.
As the vehicle will be working in busy streets, extensive safety equipment is featured including hand rails and rotating warning beacons on the top of the cab and at the rear on the offand nearsides.