Urban Forestry Unit with Aluminum Chipper Box - NEW

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Under CDL Forestry Bucket Truck

The Urban Forestry Unit is the only Class 5 aerial lift with a chipper box in the tree care industry with a reach of 50 feet and it's now available with a lightweight aluminum chipper box.

Those in the tree care industry already love the Urban Forestry Unit because of its size and weight and now it’s getting even lighter. The overall weight of the truck will decrease by around 1,000 pounds with the addition of the new aluminum chipper box.

“The lighter weight means less damage to yards and property making this an ideal solution for those in the urban forestry industry,” said Loren Top, Dur-A-Lift's national sales manager.


Click here to read more about all of Dur-A-Lift's forestry bucket trucks.


Height to bottom of platform 45'
Working height 50'
Side reach 30'
Stowed travel height 11' 1"
Basket capacity 350#
Articulating arm travel 0 to 80
Main boom travel -25 to 78
Extension travel 120"




Proportional controls

Lower controls with override located at the turntable

Engine start/stop from the basket

Individual control levers


Rated pressure is 2200 PSI

Operating pressure is 2000 PSI

Opecenter hydraulic system

180º rotating basket


Telescoping and articulating boom action

Offset main boom reduces travel height

Shear ball rotation driven

Fully enclosed worm gear box

Non-continuous rotation

Insulated extension boom 46 kV DTAX

24” x 24” x 42” basket

110V outlet at upper controls DTAXS



Single hand joystick upper control

Outrigger or torsiobars

12 volt DC backup

Fixed basket position (side or end)

Basket offered ivarious sizes and configurations

Basket liner 50 kV DTAX

Main boom fiberglass insert DTAX

Chassis isolator art boom fiberglass insert DTAX

Continuous rotation

Tool trays of various sizes

Basket and control cover

Upper and lower hydraulic tool circuits

Special paint color



The Urban Forestry Unit is available in insulated or non-insulated formats. (Both with full pressure controls)

DTAX-45 - insulated
DTAXS-45 - non-insulated


Quick overview of the Urban Forestry Unit at the 2017 GIE+Expo