Pentalift Blog - lift tables

Why do the majority of portable lift tables have a recommended maximum 6,000 lb load capacity?

Portable lift tables typically have 2 fixed casters and 2 swivel casters equipped with either steel or phenolic wheels for mobility and ease of positioning. Manually moving a lift table with more than 6,000 lbs creates significant inertia that is difficult to stop, it’s easier to start the fully loaded lift table moving than stopping the fully loaded lift table. There are applications requiring portable lift tables with much higher load ratings, these high capacity portable lift tables are generally power driven or towed from location to location.

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What is the point of a guarded foot pedal control?

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Can hydraulic lift tables be used outside?

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What is the benefit of having a Central Grease Lubrication System?

A Central Grease Lubrication System is offered to make lubricating pivot points and cam followers easier by putting all the grease points in easy accessible areas. It gives easy access to the maintenance personnel eliminating having to go underneath the lift table to service all lubrication points. Central lubrication minimizes the requirement to reach into tight spaces that otherwise may be neglected and not receive lubrication per the recommended interval.

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How can lift, tilt, and rotate tables prevent injury inside the work place?

Lift, tilt, and rotate tables are used for many different applications, but a very common application for a lift, tilt, and rotate table is to help increase ergonomics inside of the work place. These pieces of equipment can help eliminate any unhealthy bending or stretching of the body in the work area to prevent future or long term injures. Ergonomic lift, tilt, and rotate tables help make a more efficient and comfortable work place and can prolong the duration of a employees career.

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