Bronto Skylift S56XR

Working Height
Total Weight
26,000 kg
Cage Dimensions
1.05 x 2.4m (max)
Platform Height
Truck Height
Cage Extension
1.05 x 3.7m
Lateral Outreach
Truck Length
Cage Capacity
Jib Angle
Siting Inclination
+/- 3°
Cage Rotation
+/- 90°
MAX Loading
190 KN

Bronto Skylift S56XR Facts


With a maximum working height of 56m and a side reach of up to 38.5m this MEWP has fast and extremely accurate boom movements coupled with smooth and comfortable cage levelling.  Part of the “eXtreme Reach” range this machine weighs less, has a lower fuel consumption and more envelope coverage per tonne.  The largest all electric truck mounted cherry picker in the UK as it can be used directly off 3 phase electric and the engine shut off.  Additionally it has a hydraulic generator on board meaning it can create its own power for use in the basket.

This aerial platform will be helpful if you need to lift equipment to the workplace.  The work cage has the Bronto Element Lifting System which can handle the lifting of panels, windows and signs with ease and has a carrying capacity of 300kg.   The lifting system can remain in place during transport saving time on site.

This MEWP can also be hired with a hydraulic winch capable of lifting up to 1400kg.  If you would like to know more about the lifting capabilities of this access platform please give our hire desk a call.

Ideal for the TV and film industry the working platforms cage has a removable front bar with safety switch for camera operation.  Also available for hire with a circular revolving camera cage to give you’re filming the all-round perspective or a specifically designed lighting rig ideal for film work.

At Elev8 we have a fantastic selection of truck and van mounted cherry pickers for hire, including powered access platforms machines from Ruthmann and Bronto. For the terms and conditions of hiring see our hire options page for all the information on different types of hire. If you can’t find what you’re looking for or want advice about the best aerial platform for your needs please, contact us today.


Driveability: Scania 26 ton Chassis. This machine is offered only on an Operated hire basis.
Levelling: Fully computerised self-levelling system
Reliability: World Renowned BRONTO components
Ease of Use: Operated from the basket, via ground controls or via wireless remote system
Safety: Fully integrated computer safety systems. Remote dial up facility for fault finding
Basket: Carrying capacity of 600kg and 1.05 x 3.7m in size. Telescoped
Special Features: The unique three section super-jib offers unrivalled up-and over reach unheard of in this height category.  35 meters of up-and-over at 34 meters height it provides access to previously inaccessible locations over rooftops and canopies Chapter 8 highways maintenance signage for motorway use Electrical continuity Spike.

Hydraulic generator on board meaning it can create its own power for use in the basket.

Extras available: Can be hired with our fully integrated hydraulic Cage winch capable of lifting 300Kg. Circular TV Cage – ideal for Golf production and sporting events or concerts and Festivals. Bronto lighting rig designed for use with large lighting panels of up to 300Kg and a maximum surface of 5m.  Allows the use of an additional cable load and can be used without additional wind speed restrictions.
Uses: TV, Film and Media, Sporting events, Glazing – Lifting, Cladding, Install and replacement. High level Telecoms, Roof works, Dock & Shipping, Wind Farms, Military installations, High Level Signs, National Grid, Wind Turbines, Refineries, Power Stations, Construction

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