Ruthman T720 Access Platform

The Ruthmann T720 is the latest in specification and design at 72 meter it is the biggest machine in its class for height. Only a handful of companies can supply access platforms at this height in Europe and we are pleased to offer our 72 meter Ruthmann to you. The quality of this machine continues with the Mercedes Actros chassis, which gives a very stable platform when working at height. This is also the lightest 70 meter class machine in the world at 35 tonne.

This machine is available for hire throughout Europe

For more information about our hire options see the hire options page, if you can’t find what you are looking for or want to discuss other hire options then contact us today.

MEWP Statistics

Working Height (M):
72 m

Total Weight:
35,000 kg

Cage Dimensions:
2.42 m x 0.97 m

MAX Loading:
290 KN

Platform Height (M):
70 m

Truck Length (M):
13.76 m

Cage Extension:
3.83 m x 0.97 m

Sitting Inclination:

Lateral Outreach:
38.0 m

Truck Height:
3.99 m

Cage Capacity:
600 kg

Jib Angle:

7.9 m

Cage Rotation:
2 x 90°


  • This machine is offered only on an Operated hire basis.
  • 8 x 4 driver train gives good off road ability, with rear wheel and double axle front wheel steer.
  • Vehicle width 2.54 metres

Ease of Use:

  • Operated from the basket, via ground controls or via wireless remote system.


  • World Renowned Mercedes chassis and the Rolls Royce of the access world.
  • Ruthmann Steiger boom that uses German engineered components and steels.


  • Fully integrated computer safety systems.
  • Remote dial up facility for fault finding.
  • Back up engine.
  • Electronic emergency decent feature.


  • Three section telescopic upper boom, which gives outstanding up and over outreach.
  • Telescopic 600 kg cage with option of attaching lift up system.
  • On-board generator providing 110V power to the basket.


  • Fully computerised self-levelling system.


  • Basket control.
  • Emergency ground control panel and ground control panel with the wandering lead.


  • Carrying capacity of 600kg and 0.97m x 3.82m in size, Telescoped out.
  • Rotating angle of 180°.

Fly Jib:

  • 20 meter Fly boom for up and over works.

Special Features:

  • Multi – jacking positions from full to in-line and over 900 options.
  • Electrical continuity Spike.
  • Class leading outreach at 38 meters.

Lifting accessories available:
Lifting frame
TV Cage with camera mounting pods


Wind Farm maintenance,National Grid Work, Industrial facilities, Roof inspections, Glass installation,cladding install and maintenance, TV, Film and Media, Sporting events,
High level Telecoms, Roof works, Dock & Shipping, Military installations, High Level Signs, National Grid, Steel erectors, Power stations, Ship maintenance.

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