Desksurfer 55FM/60FM

The Desksurfer Model 55 FM is designed to specifically answer the difficult access requirements when working over desks in office buildings and reception areas. A 900mm outreach platform...

MAX. WORKING HEIGHT:

5.5m

TRAVEL WIDTH:

0.60m

LIFT CAPACITY:

150kg

WEIGHT:

140kg

POWER SOURCE:

Manual

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  1. Ensure only trained competent persons operate and use the DESKSURFER and a Risk Assessment has been conducted for Work at height.
  2. Inspect the DESKSURFER before use and have a formal inspection conducted at regular intervals, depending on frequency of use, keep records of each inspection.
  3. Do not use if DESKSURFER is damaged, incomplete or improperly assembled.
  4. DESKSURFER must be vertical and used on firm floors. Should floors/ground be uneven level unit using the DESKSURFER (Height Adjustable Work Platform) international adjustable legs and the bullseye spiirt level located on the base frame.
  5. Ensure Stabiliser/Outriggers are correctly aligned, castors are in contact with floor and couplers are clamped tight, using firm thumb and finger pressure on the wing nuts.
  6. Ensure all castor wheels are in contact with the floor; when DESKSURFER is positioned for use, apply the foot brakes on all four outboard (of the desk) castors. Apply all castor brakes when the DESKSURFER is positioned for use away from desks.
  7. Do not raise or lower the mast and platform with persons or tools and materials, on board the DESKSURFER. Ensure mast latch hooks are engaged on a rung or stub rungs before use.
  8. Never allow the DESKSURFER winch wire to become slack by over winding the handle in the Down direction.
  9. Beware of strong wind conditions including the funnelling effect that can occur with open ended buildings etc Do not use the DESKSURFER if wind speed is likely to exceed 7.7meters per second, 17mph or Beaufort force 4 (Moderate breeze: dust and paper starts to lift and be blown about).
  10. Attach the two safey chains once inside the DESKSURFER guardrailed platform area.
  11. Always keep your body within the DESKSURFER guardrailed platform area. Reach out with arms and hand only, do not stretch.
  12. When moving the DESKSURFER, lower the mast and push or pull using manual effort from the base only and without a person, or materials on the platform.
  13. Beware of all obstructions, especially overhead also unguarded electrical supply, power lines and cables.
  14. Do not overload the DESKSURFER. The maximum Safe Working Load is 150kg (23.5 stone).

MAINTENANCE RULES

  1. Keep equipment clean and inspect before and after use for damage. Use serviceable equipment only.
  2. All working parts e.g. castors, legs, mast latch and stabiliser clamps should be lubricated lightly with oil as necessary.
  3. Repairs should only be carried out by the supplier or other competent person approved by the supplier.

SAFE WORKING LOADS

Maximum Safe Working Load: 150kg (23.5 stone)

Should a person need rescuing the winch mechanism can be used for lowering the platform, with the person on-board, to the lowest platform height setting of the respective Desksurfer models designated as 42UM or FM, 49FM, 55FM and 6OFM. (Model 35 is a low height unit without a winch).
NOTE: The above is a one off procedure and, after the emergency rescue, the DESKSURFER must be quarantined (not be used) and returned for a thorough check. This check will include re-aligning the mast; changing the winch wire; inspecting and if necessary changing the winch; checking all fastenings and joints; servicing all moving parts; proof load testing and re-issue of new Certificate of Conformity; signed and dated Service/Inspection label certifying NO Defects.
Should your DESKSURFER be used for an emergency rescue as related above, then contact the supplier to arrange collection for the above mentioned thorough check to be carried out.

WARNING

INJURY OR DEATH MAY RESULT FROM FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE DESKSURFER OPERATOR INSTRUCTIONS, SAFETY GUIDE, MAINTENANCE RULES AND SAFE WORKING LOAD.

COMPLIANCE & CE MARKING

COMPLIANCE & CE MARKING
Ability International Limited: BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Registered Certificate No:4011767
SAFEcontractor Approved. Certificate No: N00073832

MANUFACTURED BY

Ability International Limited. (details on front cover). We reserve the right to change and improve our specifications.

GUARANTEE PERIOD

3 years from date of delivery and subject to any fault that is genuinely attributable to us.

Updated June 2019

Specifications

Max. Working Height 6.0M
Lift Capacity 150KG(23.5STONE)
Power Source Manual
Weight
Travel Width
Equipment Use
Lifting Mechanism
Chassis Type
MODEL 55FM MODEL 60FM
5.5m reach height 6.0m reach height
3.5m platform height 4.0m platform height
Model: 55FM Model: 60FM
Maximum Safe Working Load 150kg (23.5 stone) Maximum Safe Working Load 150kg (23.5 stone)
Features

. Fold down mast with 450 stop position

. Gas spring to assist rasing and lowering

. Outrigger plan bracing

. Mast diagonal bracing

. Castors c/w adjustable legs

Kit list for Model 55FM Kit list for Model 60FM
1no. Base with mast 1no. Base with mast
1no. Hook on platform c/w bottom g/rail 1no. Hook on platform c/w bottom g/rail
2no. Front Outriggers (420mm crs.) 2no. Front Outriggers (420mm crs.)
2no. Rear Outriggers (800mm crs.) 2no. Rear Outriggers (800mm crs.)
8no. Castors (C125N) 8no. Castors (C125N)
8no. Adjustable legs (AL250) 8no. Adjustable legs (AL250)
2no. Plan Braces 2no. Plan Braces
2no. Mast diagonals braces hook and clamp on (C1970) 2no. Mast diagonals braces hook and clamp on (C1970)
1No. Winch Handle 1No. Winch Handle
1no. Mast latch hook reach pole 1no. Mast latch hook reach pole
1no. Operator Instructions 1no. Operator Instructions
29no. Items. 29no. Items.
Options for Model 55FM & 60FM
1no. Seat/Tool tray
1no. Rubber (insulating) platform mat
1no. PVC insulation on top h/rail tubes

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