Renting a boom can make your job significantly economical and manageable. To reach stupendous elevations, aerial lifts can provide you an elevated workspace. If you are aware of the types of flying lifts then you can directly rent the one which can solve your purpose. Nonetheless, the following section describes the top five aerial lifts and their uses.
· Scissor Lifts- Particularly used in lifting equipment and personnel to a height of 60 feet (max.), scissor lifts offer advantages to both indoor and outdoor projects. Their platforms are relatively large & stable and are used as a work platform which moves in the vertical direction. In comparison to other aerial lifts, scissor lifts are more powerful and can carry weight up to 1000 pounds (approximately). These lifts are perfect if you have to work on a minimal vertical elevation and require a higher limited weight capacity aerial lifter.
· Electric Scissor Lifts- These lifts are quintessential if you have to access compact spaces like in warehouses. These lifts have long platforms. Usually, their length is two or three times of the breadth. If you are to rent an electric scissor lift for some household or indoor work then, call for electric scissor lifts with non-marking tires.
· Rough Terrain Scissor Lifts- Powered by a diesel engine, these are exterior scissor lifts designed explicitly for uneven surface and outdoor use. The ability to operate on sloped surfaces of these lifts range from 0 to 40 percent. Their platforms are designed similar to those of indoor aerial lift models. Laced with four-wheel drive and reinforced tires rough terrain scissor lifts can be rolled down on different types of surfaces.
· Towable Boom Lifts- These lifts offer radical flexibility and are useful at job sites where lots of movement is required. A distinctive advantage of these lifts is that they can be attached to a truck or van. These are mainly used in exterior painting, decor or similar work. These can operate on both, electricity or diesel engines. At some places, these aerial lifters replace cherry picker cranes because of similar and additional advantages.
· Articulated Knuckle Booms- These booms resemble Z shape and offer maximum flexibility. Their ability to move in both horizontal and vertical direction makes them a complete package of benefits. These are useful in reaching sites which are as high as utility lines. The vertical reach of these booms is quite higher than their horizontal range. They are available for both indoor and outdoor use. However, the sizes of both models vary accordingly.
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