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Facility Maintenance Decisions

Basics of Successful Aerial Work Platform Specification

By Dave Lubach, Associate Editor April 2014 - Equipment Rental & Tools   Article Use Policy

The Basics of Successful Specification

Maintenance and engineering managers must consider a number of factors when selecting an aerial work platform that best fits their needs:

  • What is the height of the projects?
  • Does the area feature obstructions or obstacles?
  • Is the task inside or outside?
  • What power sources are available?
  • What is the lift's capacity?
  • How many duties can the lift perform?
  • Is the lift easily transportable?

— Dave Lubach

Product Focus: Aerial Lifts

Part 1: Specifying Aerial Lifts: Rising to the Challenge

Part 2: Renting vs. Buying Aerial Work Platforms

Part 3: Training, Maintenance Important in Aerial Work Platform Performance

Part 4: Basics of Successful Aerial Work Platform Specification

Part 5: Product Focus: Aerial Lifts


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