Work Platform provides safe means of facade access.

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Fitted with overload protection devices and centrifugal braking systems, HEK MS ProMax is offered in freestanding and anchored configurations to reach heights up to 660 ft. Gearbox design enables travel speeds to 36 fpm, and payload capacity is 11,000 lb (twin mast) or 6,600 lb (single mast). Platforms are provided in lengths to 50 ft, and, when used in conjunction with Megadeck central deck section, have max length of 126 ft.

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Alimak Hek Announces the HEK MS ProMax

Mast Climbing Work Platforms Focus on Safety and Reliability

Bridgeport, CT- Alimak Hek, the world's leading manufacturer of mast climbing work platforms, announces the HEK MS ProMax. Designed and developed to meet customer demands for higher payload, faster travel speeds at 36 feet per minute and longer platforms at up to 50 feet for a single, the MS ProMax has proven to be a safe and reliable means of facade access - both in freestanding and anchored configurations.

When used in conjunction with the Megadeck central deck section, maximum platform length is 126 feet, and the HEK MS ProMax can be used for heights up to 660 feet. A new gearbox design in the drive unit enables a 57% increase in travel speed to 36ft per minute making it more convenient for contractors working on very high-rise applications. Even with the higher speeds, the HEK MS ProMax, has a payload capacity of 11,000 lbs (twin mast) or 6,600 lbs (single mast), can be used for many medium- to heavy-duty applications.

All HEK machines are manufactured in facilities certified to ISO 9001 standards to ensure quality and are fitted with overload protection devices and centrifugal braking systems as standard. For example, the machine will not operate if access gates are not properly closed.

About Alimak Hek
For more than 55 years, Alimak Hek has been the world's leading provider of Rack & Pinion driven equipment for vertical transportation. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Alimak Hek develops, manufactures and markets: mast climbing work platforms, passenger and materials hoists for the construction industry; permanently installed goods/passenger lifts for industrial environments; and a range of equipment for applications in underground mining, civil engineering and hydro-electric power generation.

Alimak equipment is utilized at 7 of the 10 highest buildings in the world. For more information about Alimak Hek and its complete line of vertical transportation solutions, contact Tony Dragone at Alimak Hek, Inc., (203) 330-5682 or send email inquiries to

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