Revolutionary knuckle-boom Laser Screed launched by Somero
Somero Enterprises, Inc., a manufacturer of technologically advanced concrete placing equipment and associated machinery, has introduced the Somero Sky Screed 25, the first Knuckle Boom Laser Screed machine in the world to allow screeding on structural high-rise and slab-on-grade applications.
The revolutionary Laser Screed machine was developed to increase labour savings, improve floor quality, and increase productivity. The innovative articulating knuckle boom makes all of this possible by providing unparalleled versatility.
"The development of the Sky Screed 25 was driven by input from the Somero Innovation Council, comprised of customers and leaders in the industry, and technological advancements from our engineers," said Howard Hohmann, Executive VP of Sales. "We had been receiving requests from customers all over the world to develop a solution for high-rises and other projects. Our all-new Sky Screed 25 is definitely taking concrete leveling to new heights."
The's lower frame is supported by three stabilizers while the upper frame and screed head rotate 360-degrees, providing the flexibility to screed around columns and other protrusions. The auger-less screed head allows for screeding in any direction, while the powerful vibrator motor consolidates the concrete. The elevation is controlled by Somero's OASIS laser-control system. A 32.5 HP/24.2 kW Kubota gasoline engine with electric start powers this Laser Screed machine. Additionally, all machine functions are controlled via wireless remote control.
"We are proud to introduce this screeding solution to the marketplace," added Hohmann. "Our customers will be equipped like never before and the Sky Screed 25 will allow them to provide a wider range of services to their clients."