43 ft 7 in

Working Height

475 lbs

Platform Capacity

8,554 lbs



The class-leading Snorkel A38E electric articulated boom lift delivers an impressive height-to-weight ratio, ideal for jobsites with reduced floor loadings. Featuring powered platform rotation, the A38E has a superb working envelope and proportional controls for precise positioning. With efficient electric drive, this durable electric boom can travel up to 10 miles (16km) on a single charge*.

*under test conditions

Max. working height
43 ft 7 in
Max. platform height
37 ft 7 in
Max. horizontal reach
20 ft
Clearance height at max. outreach
17 ft 9 in
Platform floor size (inside)
27.1 in x 43.7 in
Overall length
13 ft 4.8 in
Overall width
4 ft 11 in
Stowed height
6 ft 8 in
Ground clearance
4.7 in
Platform capacity (SWL)
475 lbs
Max. drive height
37 ft 7 in
Max. wind speed
28 mph
Max. drive speed (elevated)
0.3 mph
Max. drive speed (stowed)
2.5 mph
Raise / lower time
83 / 68 seconds
Platform rotation
Superstructure rotation
360° non-continuous
Tailswing (riser boom elevated)
0 in
Tailswing (riser boom stowed)
55 in
Inside turning radius
3 ft 8 in
Outside turning radius
7 ft 10 in
22 x 9 16 non-marking rubber
Drive system
DC direct drive
Power source
8 x 6V, 220Ah batteries
8,554 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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  • Proportional controls
  • Hydraulic platform rotation
  • Minimal front boom overhang
  • Ultra-tight inside turning radius
  • 3.5º tilt alarm
  • Direct DC drive
  • Non-marking tires
  • Platform overload system
  • Integrated battery charger 90-240V 25A 50/60Hz
  • Hour meter & on-board diagnostics display
  • Horn
  • Flashing amber light
  • Drive motion alarm
  • Power line to platform
  • 2 year parts & labor, 5 year structural warranty
Environmental hydraulic oil
Special paint colors

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