Aerial Lift Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory is a top industrial directory listing of leading industrial aerial lift manufacturers and suppliers. Access our comprehensive index to review and source aerial lift manufacturers with preview ads and detailed product descriptions. These aerial lift companies can design, engineer and manufacture aerial lift to your specifications and application need. A quick and easy to use request for quote form is provided for you to contact these aerial lift manufacturers and suppliers. Each company has detailed profile information, locations, phone number, website links, product videos and product information defined. Read customer reviews and product specific news articles. We are the right resource for your information requirement whether its for a manufacturer of aerial lift platforms, hydraulic aerial lifts, elevated aerial lifts.

  • Guthrie, OK 888-811-9876

    As a leader in the material handling industry, we at Autoquip Corporation hold ourselves to an unmatched standard of quality, reliability and customer service. Producing products like standard aerial lifts as well as customized machines for customers with a specific vision, our workforce always strives to get it right and ensure the machine you buy continues to do so for many years to come.

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  • St. Charles, IL 800-843-3625

    As an ISO 9001 certified company, we offer the very best in quality lifting products. Since 1974 we have provided everything our customers need to stay happy, including a large selection of aerial lifts. We will work with customers to find the best solution to their problems. No matter what you need, we can help! Visit us online or give us a call today to find out more!

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  • Ontario, CA 800-358-8833

    Bishamon offers a variety of hydraulic lift tables, mobile lift tables and pallet positioners to satisfy most any in-plant lifting or positioning application. Providing you with the highest quality products and services in our Industry. "Working Harder to Make Your Life Easier"

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  • Eau Claire, WI 800-657-6956

    LPI Lift Systems can provide you with solutions to a safer and more productive working environment. LPI customers count on us, repeatedly, to provide the right solution to their access challenges with standard and custom-designed lifts and platform systems. Our experienced team understands the rigors of industrial processes and is ready for you to challenge us with your application!

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  • Newark, NJ 800-633-8234

    We provide a wide variety of hydraulic lifting products to our customers. We work hard to meet our customers’ every need, whether it is providing innovative aerial lifts or working directly with customers to find the perfect solution to their problems. For over 70 years, we have offered nothing but the best to our customers. Find out how we can help you today on our website!

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Aerial Lifts

Aerial lifts are platforms that can be raised and lowered by a hydraulic mechanism. All hydraulic lift systems are used to position people or objects in a way that will give people better access to an area or better access to an object. The words “aerial lift” are usually used in reference to elevated work platforms, which are platforms that can be raised and lowered in order to bring a person nearer to something that would otherwise be out of reach.

Elevated work platforms, which is another name for aerial lifts, are used to give municipal technicians access to utility wires; these kinds of aerial lifts are often known as cherry pickers and are usually mounted on specialized vehicles. In the context of building construction and maintenance, aerial lifts like scissor lifts are used to allow access to light fixtures, HVAC filters and other raised components. Indoor scissor lifts are especially useful in theatres and television studios for the placement of lights and the dressing and construction of sets. In churches, concert halls and other buildings with very high ceilings, aerial lifts can be used to create work platforms for repainting and refurbishing efforts. Aerial lifts make possible many tasks that would be impossible if stable, movable platforms were not available.

Aerial lifts operate in a number of ways. A hydraulic lift is a lift system that is raised and supported by compressed hydraulic fluid. Hydraulic fluid is a substance that, when placed on either side of a piston within a hydraulic cylinder, can cause that piston to move. A hydraulic cylinder consists of an outer cylindrical casing, a piston, seals, flanges and hydraulic fluid. The piston is connected to a rod, which is connected to whatever machinery the hydraulic cylinder is intended to move. In the case of aerial lifts and other hydraulic lift configurations, hydraulic cylinder rods are connected to the platforms or the platforms’ load bearing elements. A hydraulic pump changes the hydraulic pressure in the cylinder; when pressure on one side of the piston increases more than the pressure on the piston’s other side, the piston moves toward the area of negative pressure, forcing the connected rod in that direction. These imbalances of pressure are capable of generating extraordinary force; in the case of lift systems, they can move heavy machinery and the people or equipment it bears.

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