Deal with larger vehicles and access hard-to-reach lifting points while also benefiting from optimum door clearance distances with the Hofmann MSE 5500, a two-post lift without base frame, which is is designed for cars, vans and light trucks of a gross vehicle weight of up to 5500kg.

  • Without base frame (clear floor)

  • Electro-mechanical drive via two synchronised motors

  • Symmetrical design with three stage arms, allowing access even to the original pickup points of VW Crafter and Mercedes Sprinter

  • Automatic arm locks

  • Carriage and arms are designed to guarantee optimum door clearance when the car is placed on the lift

  • Automatic lubrication system

  • Extremely rugged design

  • Standard accessories: Set of four standard lifting pads

  • Optional Accessories:

    • Accessory kit for vans and light commercial
    • Pickup kit for Ford Transit
    • Pickup kit for Mercedes Sprinter
    • Pickup kit for VW Lt2
    • Pickup kit for MB jeep and MB100 vans
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Lifting Capacity 5500kg
Lifting Time 40s
Lowering Time 40s
Lowest Lifting Point 140mm
Maximum Pad Height From Floor 220mm
Column Height 2965mm
Maximum Total Height 5035mm
Recommended Setup Width 3660mm
Drive-Through Width 3000mm
Distance Between Columns 3000mm
Minimum Necessary Ceiling Height 4385mm
Power Supply 380-415v 50Hz, 16A


*Snap-on reserves the right to make changes to specifications without notice and without making changes retroactively.

Capacity lbs
Lifting times
Lowering times
Lifting height inch
Lifting height
Maximum pad height from floor
Maximum pad height from floor
Drive-through width
Drive-through width
Power supply
Distance between columns
Distance between columns
Short arm extraction
Short arm extraction
Long arm extraction
Long arm extraction
Minimum ceiling height
Minimum ceiling height
Minimum concrete thickness
Minimum concrete thickness
Overall Width mm
Under-bar clearance mm
Overall height mm
Arm span mm
Foundation mm
Platform length mm
Platform width mm
Overall length including extensions mm
Lifting range mm
Noise dB
Air bar
Minimum height mm
Maximum height mm