Australian workshop equipment specialist introduces innovative triple safety German-made hoist to local market

MAHA has recently brought to Australia the German-made MA Star two-post lift, which has a 3500kg load capacity.
It has a triple safety feature and a 20-year plus proven spindle-nut system with self-locking thread and comes with a five-year warranty.
The MA Star two-post lift comes in several models: the MA Star 3.5A Asymmetrical, the MA Star 3.5S Symmetrical, and a soon to be available 5500kg load capacity version.
The MA Star 3.5A includes asymmetrical columns turned by 45 degrees for a generous door-opening angle, and asymmetrical support arms with a 180-degree range. The optional MA Star 3.5S comes with symmetrical columns for a reduced overall width and symmetrical support arms.
The coming soon MA Star 5.5 has been designed to accommodate larger vehicles and long wheelbase vans and will be available in Australia in the coming months. As usual, the customer can choose from numerous additional options, including an LED lighting kit or the 5.5 specific wheel fork supports for special and electric vehicles, which allow unrestricted access to the underside of the vehicle and thus facilitate the removal and installation of vehicle batteries. MAHA says these supports are also ideal for municipal vehicles such as street sweepers, which often do not have mounting points for support arms.
All models are available with variable installation width and are finished with your choice of powder coating or are supplied in standard RAL 7040 window grey on the columns and RAL 7016 anthracite grey on the support arms.

Features with standard delivery:
• Two asymmetrical columns with control panel at operating column
• Four asymmetrical support arms
• 80mm standard pick up pad height suitable for lowered vehicles (MA STAR 3.5 only).
• Sports car arms are available for race car applications.
• 50mm and 100mm extensions that can be combined to achieve 150mm for large side steps
• Adjustable Cable bridge for low ceiling installation
MAHA explains that its lifts are manufactured in Bavaria in Germany and hold Factory approvals with the German OEMs, stating that these approvals are only obtained be adhering to strict lift requirements across the entire range.
The features of the MA Star 3.5A and MA Star 3.5S are highlighted in a YouTube video which can be found on the MAHA Australia and New Zealand YouTube Channel.

For installation costs and more information, call MAHA Australia on 1800 006 242 or visit