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Types of cradles and their usage

The project that we have been doing are already answering the requirements and needs of the next generation, the building envelope remains one of the most important exterior elements for building. With changing facade elements, the complexity of the access to the facade is also growing, since the BMU system is already trusted for its reliability and simple working practice such as the added bonus for cleaning and maintaining the facade.

Cradles are an integral part of BMUs and are customized to meet the demand of the ever-changing facade.

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Cradle Type One:

Satellite Cradle

An aerial swinging counterbalanced cradle attached to the main cradle, the recess reach is proportioned to the swinging element length attached to the cradle, the operator inside the main cradle can swing the aerial satellite cradle sideways to reach the recess, the satellite cradle capacity is 120 kg.

It helps to access the facades that have recesses or curves.

Cradle Type 2:

Pantograph Cradle

It is also called a forward luffing cradle, a counterweighted mechanical lever is attached to the main cradle which is opened or closed either manually or through a powered battery, the pantograph is opened once the cradle is below the obstacle, these cradles can be retracted and stored on a roof.

It helps to access facades that have protrusions, recesses or curves.

 

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