Eazi Sales and Service based in Midrand, Gauteng have acquired the sole Southern African distributorship rights for UpRight Powered Access products of the UK.

Through Eazi Access, customers have access to access machinery suited to practically every application across a cross-section of industries – mining, general industrial, plant maintenance and airport maintenance, machinery assembly and maintenance, construction sites, shopping mall maintenance, office parks, warehousing, local government , fire detection installations and plant to name a few.

Of particular interest to local industry is the UpRight AB38 Boom Lift, which was recently showcased at Johannesburg’s Electra Mining exhibition. Eazi Sales and Service Director, Larry Smith said “The AB38 has many unique features not available on other similar platforms. The AB38 for example is lightweight, has non-marking tyres and offers users a large working envelope with its versatile up-and-over articulated/telescopic lifting mechanism.

“It’s lightweight design makes it most suitable for use with narrow and wide configurations as well as on mezzanine and first and on floors of multi level building. The machine does not damage the flooring in anyway even if it is a tiled surface” said Smith.

Some of the features of the AB38 boom lift are:

• Maximum working height of 13.5 m
• Width of 1.50 m
• Stowed height 2.0 m
• Stowed length 4.04 m
• Gross weight of 3760 kg
• Gradeability of 19.50 /36%
• Maximum working outreach of 6.1 m
• Non-marking tyres

Standard features of the AB38 are platform rotator; minimal front boom overhang; ultra-tight inside turning radius; tilt alarm; two-person platform; direct DC drive parallel wired wheel motors; one year parts and labour warranty and a five year structural warranty.

Eazi Sales and Service also national service and spares back-up to customers 24 hrs 365 days per year and take pride in supplying access platforms machinery that not only ensures a job well done but also ensures operator safety.

The company is represented in Durban, Richards bay, Newcastle, Midrand, North West, Free State, Cape Town and Mpumalanga.

Further Information is available from: Larry Smith at Eazi Sales and Service Tel: 011312 2118 or e-mail:

Issued on behalf of Eazi Access by SJC Creative, Sue Charlton, Contact Tel: 011 782 7164 e-mail:

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