Reaching Every Height - Snorkel AB85J articulated boom lift
90 ft 6 in Working Height
500 lbs Platform Capacity
38,580 lbs Weight


The Snorkel AB85J articulated boom lift is the largest model in the articulated boom family. Equipped with a jib boom for 140° side-to-side rotation, it provides the ultimate working envelope. Proportional controls combined with powerful 4-wheel drive delivers smooth performance on any surface.


Max. working height
90 ft 6 in
Max. platform height
84 ft 6 in
Max. horizontal reach
61 ft 11 in
Clearance height at max. outreach
27 ft 11 in
Platform size
8 ft x 3 ft
Overall length
41 ft 2 in
Overall width
8 ft 6 in
Stowed height
9 ft 10 in
Ground clearance
13 in
Platform capacity (SWL)
500 lbs
Max. drive height
84 ft 6 in
Max. wind speed
28 mph
Max. drive speed (elevated)
0.6 mph
Max. drive speed (stowed)
3.0 mph
Raise / lower time
240 / 240 seconds
Jib length
5 ft 6 in
Jib rotation
140° side to side
Jib arc
Platform rotation
Superstructure rotation
360° continuous
35 in
Inside turning radius
7 ft 10 in
Outside turning radius
15 ft 5 in
15 x 625 foam filled lug
Proportional joystick
Drive system
4 wheel drive
Power source
Kubota V2403 65hp diesel - Tier 4 Final
38,580 lbs

Specifications subject to change without notice. The equipment hereunder have been subject to limited testing, and any performance specifications and representations are the result of limited testing. Photos and diagrams are shown for illustrative purposes only. Snorkel makes no warranty, representation, or guarantee regarding the information contained herein or the suitability of its equipment for any particular purpose. It is the Buyer’s responsibility to independently determine suitability of any equipment or parts, and to test and verify the same. Refer to appropriate Snorkel operator’s manual for detailed instructions on the proper use and maintenance.

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Standard Features

  • Snorkel Guard™ secondary guarding system
  • Hydraulic platform rotation
  • Four wheel drive, steer and crab steer
  • Foam filled lug tires
  • Proportional drive, lift & swing, extend & rotate
  • Drive motion alarm
  • Flashing amber light
  • Horn
  • Dual lanyard attachment points
  • Power line to platform
  • 3.5° tilt alarm
  • 2 year parts & labor, 5 year structural warranty


  • Special paint colors
  • Airline to platform
  • Non-marking tires
  • AC generator 110V/240V 2kW
  • Aircraft package
  • Deluxe aircraft package
  • Cold weather package
  • Extreme cold weather package
  • Extreme environment package
  • Light package
  • Tow kit
  • Glazier package
  • Utility package
  • Pipe rack
  • 12kW generator package
  • 12kW generator/welder package
  • Dual fuel
  • Environmental hydraulic oil
  • Tool tray
  • Personal fall arrest system
  • Snorkel OnSite™ telematics


Specification Sheet (Metric)

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Specification Sheet (Imperial)


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