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SEP 2018

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58 SEPTEMBER 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM a massive JLG 1850SJ telescopic boom lift. e 185-foot (56.4 m) lift offers an unrestricted platform capacity of 500 pounds (226.8 kg) and a horizontal outreach of 80 feet (24.4 m), but more importantly, it provides 70 feet (21.3 m) of reach at 120 feet (36.6 m). It was more than enough to ensure adequate access for the high-flying McCahill crew. A JLG 1350SJP and an 800S rounded out the lineup of lifts needed for this three- month-long project. Up in the Air Construction was still underway when the McCahill crew came on board. Even though that meant operating around other trades, the work in progress actually helped Bulbucan and his five-man crew. "We staked out an area in a far corner of the jobsite and used our Graco 395 airless to spray everything we could, so the Not only were there other trades working on the jobsite, but the crew also had to contend with high winds coming off Lake Michigan. They were still able to spray apply some of the coatings. The steel was new, but to access the various areas, the crew had to use boom lifts as tall as 185 feet (56.4 m) to reach much of the ~47,000 sq. ft. (4,366.4 m²). Steel Coatings Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q0918

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