What Exactly Is an Articulating Boom Lift?
The articulated boom lift is a heavy duty machinery capable of performing numerous jobs from electrical repair to construction applications. These extremely maneuverable lifts make working at heights much efficient and safer.
Knuckle boom lifts are another term used for articulating boom lifts. These equipment are capable of reaching heights from 36 feet to 131 feet, depending on the model of the particular lift.
The articulating boom has a big arm or boom with many bending elbows. These are in conjunction with extendable arms which enable the articulating lifts to reach over things and outwards and also upwards.
Articulating vs. Telescoping
Straight or telescoping boom lifts have a working height which ranges from forty six to eighty six feet. Unlike articulating lifts, these ones do not contain elbows and extend in a straight line. This simplifies some of the lift training but also restricts the areas that are able to be reached with it.
The design of the articulating boom lift helps to ensure it can negotiate around objects and obstacles. These lifts are convenient for indoor application, offered in electrical models and have zero tail swing. These particular kinds of lifts are ideal for crowded work situations.
The A-Series Articulating Boom engineered by Skyjack was designed for utilizing many of their dependable and efficient design features. The SJ 46AJ offers an industry leading, 360 degree continuous turret rotation that is standard equipped. because of the turret design allowing for easy operation in tight spaces, this model also provides zero tail swing.
Skyjack is known for offering positive traction and extreme terrain ability. These features are offered by the axle based 4WD, which is offered in many of Skyjack's product designs. These machinery are known for having a dependable and rugged drive train and proven low maintenance. In addition, the AJ has been designed with a rear axle hydraulic differential unlock and lock switch. This allows the operator to lock the rear differential when traveling on rough ground.