Collett have added two new Volvo FH 8×4 tractor units, each fitted with a Fassi F1150RA crane, to its expanding lorry loader fleet. These two brand new Volvo FH 8×4 crane vehicles are fitted with state-of-the-art cranes, offering a 115 Tonne/metre lifting capacity with a maximum outreach of 16m. The 8×4 Euro 6 compliant vehicles offer excellent driveability with 540 bhp, 12 speed “I-shift” gearbox and with the addition of the Fassi F1150RA.2.26 these vehicles provide an effective transport, loading and offloading solution. Utilising the capabilities of the Volvo FH and Fassi F1150RA combined allows for the full truck stability to be converted into useful lifting capacity with digital encoders bringing full proportionality to the outrigger range. This allows millimetre precision measurement of the outrigger extension, optimising performance at every possible outrigger position and converting all the available truck stability into lifting capacity.
Collett’s crane vehicle & lorry loader haulage fleet currently features front and rear mounted cranes with lifting capacities ranging from 9 Tonne/Metre to 205 Tonne/Metre with all these vehicles meeting BS7121 Part 4 regulations.
“These new crane vehicles will be predominantly based in Scotland for the delivery of wind turbine components to site, but will also be active across our fleet for general transport work and lifting operations, “ explains David Collett, Managing Director, Collett & Sons Ltd.
“Collett chose the combination of Volvo and Fassi as we consider them to provide good, robust and reliable products. These latest additions to our crane vehicle fleet provide an adaptable transport and lifting solution for our customers, allowing us to undertake lifting operations in even the tightest of spaces.”