Chicago Pneumatic has launched its seventh light tower. Equipped with wheels and featuring high-efficiency LED lamps with specially-designed optics to maximise light coverage and brightness, the new CPLT H6LED offers greater luminosity and improved transportability with the goal of reducing overall operational costs. The combination of efficiency, toughness and portability ensures that the new models can meet the demands of applications including construction sites, events, rental and oil and gas. The arrival of the new light tower follows the successful launch of the CPLB2LED light tower at BAUMA 2016. The CPLT H6LED is the fourth LED light tower in the portfolio and completes Chicago Pneumatic’s offering for 2016. The three other LED models are the electrically-powered CPLB2LED, the diesel driven CPLT V15LED, which features a Red Rock canopy to optimise durability and toughness, and the diesel driven box frame CPLB6 light tower. The CPLT H6LED is equipped with four 350W high-efficiency LED lamps, which are equivalent to four 1,000W metal halide lamps. The effect is to maximise coverage up to 5,000sqm, while reducing fuel consumption by up to 70 per cent. Longer refuelling intervals are enabled by a 130-litre fuel tank that supports run times of up to 185 hours. The stamina of the light tower is enhanced by IP67 protection of its LED lamps, which offer up to 30,000 hours of life before replacements are required. An optional Lc1003 digital controller provides mast and photocell control and enables alerts to indicate any incidence of low oil pressure, high temperature or engine problems, which can help reduce operational and maintenance costs. The CPLT H6LED features a galvanized hydraulic seven-metre mast, plus four heavy-duty stabilisers, to ensure reliability and operator safety. Both of these are essential in the challenging conditions in which light towers are likely to operate. Ignacio Picatoste, spokesperson for light towers at Chicago Pneumatic commented: “Light towers provide essential support to those who work during hours of darkness, enhancing both their productivity and their safety. It is therefore essential that site operators can rely upon this equipment. The new series of Chicago Pneumatic light towers harness LED technology for extended running times, longer lifespans and reduced operating costs. The latest addition, the CPLT H6LED, is robust, efficienct and powerful enough for even the most demanding jobs.” Easy transportation and service have also been factored into the design of the new light tower, which has a compact frame and offers simple access points for maintenance work.