Aerial Lift Manufacturers and Companies

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  • Guthrie, OK 888-811-9876

    Our hydraulic lifts are manufactured using a combination of innovation, state of the art technology, the latest engineering designs, and the highest quality products. We take the time to ensure all our lifting products will perform the right way every time. We work hard to please our customers, and we welcome the chance to make you happy today!

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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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  • Milwaukee, WI 414-352-9000

    We have a wide line of vertical lifts, but customize each product for our customers’ specific applications. Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors--VRCs are for material handling only and can not be used to transport people.

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  • Hatfield, PA 800-314-3332

    Isotech is a distributor of hydraulic lifts and telescopic lifting columns for medical, radiological, and industrial applications. Our columns provide a stable, reliable, and maintenance free guiding system without any play. We can customize the load, speed, and travel to meet your individual application requirements.

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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.

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Applications of Aerial Lifts

Elevated Work Platforms
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.
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
Especially useful in theaters 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.

Operation of Hydraulic Lifts

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
  • 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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