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Old February 24th, 2011, 05:26 AM   #28781
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Old February 24th, 2011, 07:08 AM   #28782
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Hi all.

I wonder what's up with the big rail riding BMU's ?
I have many recent pics of windows being cleaned on the lower tiers by abseilers and none with the BMU's out on the rails - in fact I don't see the higher tier BMU's being used either. I thought for the first few months of last year they were just doing an initial cleaning after inauguration by abseilers but now, a year later, I question whether there are problems with the units.

Only the 4 pinnacle tiers are to be abseil cleaned on a permanent basis. All the rest have BMU's to do the job. Why would they not use them ?

Anyone in Dubai - have you seen any windows being cleaned by BMU ?


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Old February 24th, 2011, 02:07 PM   #28783
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I've only seen absailors a month or so back
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Old February 24th, 2011, 04:52 PM   #28784
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Hi all.

I wonder what's up with the big rail riding BMU's ?
I have many recent pics of windows being cleaned on the lower tiers by abseilers and none with the BMU's out on the rails - in fact I don't see the higher tier BMU's being used either. I thought for the first few months of last year they were just doing an initial cleaning after inauguration by abseilers but now, a year later, I question whether there are problems with the units.

Only the 4 pinnacle tiers are to be abseil cleaned on a permanent basis. All the rest have BMU's to do the job. Why would they not use them ?

Anyone in Dubai - have you seen any windows being cleaned by BMU ?


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Nope. Abseilers all the way.

I reckon it's because it's simply more efficient.

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Old February 24th, 2011, 06:42 PM   #28785
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This is my favorite design on a super tall structure. Work of art. tires cars

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Old February 25th, 2011, 05:40 AM   #28786
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Hi all.

Hi Trev.
I agree wholeheartedly !!!

Hi Gerald.
Perhaps more efficient but they spent many millions on the 18 BMU's.
The rails around the MEP levels are an aesthetic feature that was no doubt influenced by the fact that the 9 large BMU's would be riding them.
Surely they will use them at some point ...


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Old February 25th, 2011, 05:57 AM   #28787
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It is touching the sky, i love it. I suppose the guys that live on the top floors will see a bunch of angels every day.
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Old February 25th, 2011, 12:54 PM   #28788
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About the cleaning system i assume that some day will use it again; after all with BMU the cleaning of the windows is more easiest, right?
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Old February 25th, 2011, 12:59 PM   #28789
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It is touching the sky, i love it. I suppose the guys that live on the top floors will see a bunch of angels every day.
Well, if he is "living" on the top floor, then he is actually "seeing" angels every minutes.



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Old February 25th, 2011, 01:03 PM   #28790
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Maybe they have technical issues with the BMU's, so they can't use them.
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Old February 25th, 2011, 01:37 PM   #28791
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Old February 25th, 2011, 10:40 PM   #28792
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nice detailed photos of Burj . Thank you for keeping us in the loop Imre
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Old February 26th, 2011, 05:53 PM   #28793
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dumb arabs ! america is best
Few minutes ago you said that Allah is great man, now arabs are dumb?

Retard.
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Old February 26th, 2011, 05:54 PM   #28794
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they got him, now edit your post our it wil be on here forever...
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Old February 27th, 2011, 10:46 AM   #28795
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Awesome tower! Love to visit someday!

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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:32 AM   #28796
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Old February 27th, 2011, 11:58 AM   #28797
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its just one jealous, fat american; who pulled out his head of its fat ass.

BTW greatest marvel of 21 cent. so far.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 03:52 PM   #28798
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its just one jealous, fat american; who pulled out his head of its fat ass.
No, is just a crazy-ass individual from another continent, who after a few years of normality, lost his mind at one point, and has been trolling all supertalls threads with such comments and re-registering since.
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Old February 27th, 2011, 09:24 PM   #28799
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That really is one amazing looking tower, its HUGE!

That's about half a mile high...really shows just how mental a building would look if it was a mile high!
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Old February 28th, 2011, 06:51 AM   #28800
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