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The Compact Glass Lifting Robot That’s Perfect For Tight Construction Sites

In an era driven by technological advancements and a growing emphasis on site safety, innovative solutions are constantly emerging to address age-old challenges. The manual handling of heavy loads such as large glazing units has long been a concern, resulting in injuries and strain to workers right across the UK. This problem becomes ever more apparent whilst working on tight construction sites where space may be limited due to narrow corridors and other obstacles. Enter the Smartlift SL 309 Outdoor – a ground breaking compact glazing robot that promises to eliminate manual handling, increase efficiency, and enhance workplace safety.

Smartlift SL 309 Outdoor compact glazing robot.

In this blog post, we’ll delve into the features, benefits, and availability of the SL 309, a product that is poised to reshape the way we think about heavy lifting.

SL 309 Features That Redefine Glass Lifting:

The Smartlift SL 309 Outdoor Compact is no ordinary glazing robot, it’s a powerhouse of features designed to optimise both performance and safety whilst working on construction sites. Here are some of its key features:

  1. Zero Manual Handling: Perhaps the most notable feature is the elimination of the manual handling of large or heavy glazing units. With its electric lifting mechanism, the SL 309 takes the burden off workers and reduces the risk of lifting-related injuries. Due to the robot’s vacuum lifting technology, it can even lift other non-porous materials.
  2. Impressive Lifting Capacity & Height: Capable of lifting up to 350kg, the SL 309 is a versatile workhorse. It can even reach a height of 3.07m, making it ideal for a wide range of tasks, from construction projects to warehouse operations.
  3. Compact Turning Radius: Manoeuvrability on construction sites is a strong suit of the SL 309. With a turning radius of only 90cm, it can navigate through tight spaces with ease, ensuring efficiency in confined work areas.
  4. Transportation & Weight: Weighing in at only 620kg, the SL 309 glass lifter strikes a balance between sturdiness and portability. Its easy transportability adds to its usability across various job sites. When folded, it’s even compatible with standard construction hoists!
  5. Extended Operating Time: This particular glazing robot boasts an impressive 10-hour operating time on a single charge, ensuring it remains productive throughout a full work shift, helping you and your team get the job done without delays due to charging.
The SL 309 Outdoor compact glazing robot folded in the transport position.
The SL 309 Outdoor – A Compact Glazing Robot From Smartlift

Benefits Beyond Expectations:

The Smartlift SL 309 Outdoor Compact glass lifter offers a plethora of benefits that extend beyond its impressive features. These include the following:

  1. Enhanced Safety: By eliminating manual lifting, the SL309 safeguards workers from potential injuries, contributing to a safer work environment and reducing downtime due to accidents.
  2. Increased Efficiency: The device’s efficiency is two-fold – not only does it speed up lifting tasks, but its nimble design also minimizes time spent on maneuvering, ultimately boosting overall productivity.
  3. Cost-Effectiveness: Investing in the SL309 can lead to substantial cost savings in terms of reduced workplace injuries, increased work output, and optimized labor allocation.
  4. Versatility: From construction sites to manufacturing facilities, the SL309’s adaptability makes it suitable for a wide range of industries and applications.

Available Through Central Platform Services

Here at Central Platform Services Ltd, we are the exclusive dealer of Smartlift products for the UK and Ireland. We offer the Smartlift SL 309 for either purchase or hire/rent. We can even provide asset financing on new glass lifting robots bought through us, making the SL 309 Compact accessible to businesses of all sizes.

With our expertise and commitment to customer satisfaction, our team of professionals can help ensure that the SL 309 is seamlessly integrated into various workflows. We offer Smartlift training and a full after sales support service to help keep you operating efficiently.


The Smartlift SL 309 Outdoor Compact is more than a piece of compact glass lifting equipment; it’s a transformative solution that addresses safety, efficiency, and productivity all in one package. With its zero manual handling approach, impressive lifting capacity, and user-friendly design, it stands as a testament to the power of innovation in reshaping traditional glass handling practices.

As it finds its way into workplaces across the UK through Central Platform Services, the SL 309 is set to define a new standard in glass lifting.

For more information on the SL 309, or other products across the Smartlift product range, why not get in touch with our Smartlift experts on 01977 643 595, or by emailing us at

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