Vehicle Lift Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of vehicle lift manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top vehicle lift manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any vehicle lift company can design, engineer, and manufacture vehicle lifts to meet your company's specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach vehicle lift companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of portable lifts, electric lifts, or scissor lift tables.

Leading Companies:

  • 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

    Advance Lifts is a leader in the design and manufacture of quality, heavy-duty vehicle lifts. Our modern 120,000 sq. ft. facility in St. Charles, Illinois houses state of the art equipment and a well trained group of engineers and production personnel, who are dedicated to providing our customers outstanding products. We welcome any email or phone inquiries and would be happy to help on your next project!

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  • Ontario, CA 800-358-8833

    Bishamon maintains a commitment to innovation with every product we manufacture. We work harder to make your life easier, through lifts that out-perform and out-live the competition. We are happy to be a customer driven organization that closely listens to your needs and provides superior lifts and related products. Please contact us for additional information!

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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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  • Newark, NJ 800-633-8234

    Metro Hydraulic distributes any lift your company could ever need. Our vehicle lifts come from some of the most trusted, quality manufacturers anywhere, and our personal touch ensures every order is filled quickly and your every need is met. Our total product line includes a broad range of cylinders, motors, valves, presses, couplings, tools, hydraulic fittings, hoses, jacks, pumps, lifts, and more.

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Vehicle Lifts Industry Information

Vehicle Lifts

During automotive restoration, repair or upgrades, a vehicle typically needs to be lifted completely off the ground to access parts underneath or to remove the wheels. Even a small car is very heavy, so a vehicle lift needs to be strong and reliable to prevent accidents and damage. Mechanics use vehicle lifts that have a frame consisting of two or four strong metal posts that are firmly bolted into the ground. Arms that can be raised and lowered extend from the post and create four points of contact underneath the vehicle so that it can safely be raised and lowered to the desired height. It is important that these four points of contact underneath the vehicle are even so that the weight is not unequally distributed once the car leaves the ground, causing it to tip forwards or backwards.

Some lifts use heavy duty chains attached to a rotating sprocket powered by a motor to raise and lower the arms of a lift, but for high weight capacities hydraulic force is usually used. Heavy duty commercial trucks and equipment can weigh over 30,000 pounds, so a strong lifting force is absolutely essential. In a hydraulic vehicle lift, each post is fitted with a long cylinder and a piston that moves up and down on the cylinder when pressure is applied by the hydraulic fluid. The operator simply lines up the vehicle above the lifting points and then uses controls to raise and lower the unit. Instead of lifting points that go underneath the vehicle, some lifts have ramps and a car can be driven right on to them. This does not allow for the wheels to be removed from the car, but it does provide quick and easy access for things like oil changes and muffler repairs.

Lifting equipment can be customized to meet the needs of the industry it will be used in. For example, a bus repair shop will need very heavy duty equipment that is made to handle the dimensions of a bus. A four post vehicle lift could still be used, but the posts will have to be installed farther apart and the hydraulic motor will have to be strong enough to lift and hold such a large object.

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