Types of Articulating Man Lifts
Depending on the function and the industry, man lifts are offered in various electric powered and engine powered models. These machinery are great for a variety of applications. Like for example there are lifts designed for outdoor applications which are capable of rising more than 140 feet and offer a horizontal extension of 69 feet. What's more, there are smaller models that can extend 21 feet horizontally and extend 36 feet.
Generally, electric powered man lifts are utilized on concrete slabs indoors and have slim body designs to be able to access narrow areas. Usually, engine-powered man lifts are generally used for outdoor work and operate on diesel, gas and propane.
Electric Man Lifts
Electric man lifts are an excellent choice for indoor use, as they do not pollute the air. They also come in small enough sizes able to maneuver them around blockages and barriers to fit through standard-sized doorways. These kinds of man lifts are capable of easily maneuvering and fitting into tight areas. They are capable of reaching overhead work areas.
There are certain electrical lifts which have a platform able to rotate to allow for more targeted maneuvers. The lift controls were made specifically for more accuracy and maneuverability. The electric lifts are offered in lots of sizes for utilizing in areas with high ceilings and inside small warehouses or similar environments. The electric drive could operate on rechargeable batteries that are usually recharged overnight and after that are ready to go in the morning.
The engine powered articulating lifts can be used on a wider variety of terrains. Several types of these lifts are fitted with legs that could lift the body of the lift off of its wheels in order to create a a platform which is very stable. Other articulating lifts have been designed for use on uneven and rough ground.