Articulating man lifts are the perfect choice when reaching up and overtop of obstacles mounted on floors, equipment and machinery. These machinery could reach elevated positions which are not accessed easily by a straight or telescopic boom lift.
What Exactly Is an Articulated Boom Lift?
A cherry picker or an articulated boom lift is a hydraulically powered lift which is used to reach the difficult to access, high places above ground level. An articulated boom lift is controlled by the operator from a panel which is located in the bucket.
The different parts of the articulated boom enable it to travel in various directions. For instance, a boom lift is capable of traveling both horizontally and vertically, as opposed to a scissor lift, that only has vertical travel capability. The boom lift could easily reach over big obstacles by being able to travel in opposing directions. This boom is attached to and supported by a grounded vehicle.
Window fitters and construction crews use boom lifts for is stable and strong platform on which to stand when working on the outsides of buildings. Lamppost engineers and tree surgeons as well as firefighters use boom lifts frequently.
Specialty lift manufacturers offer a variety of models for boom lifts. These machines are also available for short-term use from businesses who rent industrial equipment. Electric Man lifts are utilized mainly on slab and indoor applications. Their narrow chassis design provides easy access in tight places. The Engine-Drive Man lifts offer 2 various fuel alternatives. These include diesel fuel and propane and gas duel fuel options. For applications in tight places, the minimal tail-swing offers amazing maneuverability.