Skid-Lift Scissor Lift Attachments: Skid Steer Solutions Spotlight
Posted by Kyle Davis on 21st Mar 2018
Skid-Lift Skid Steer Scissor Lift Attachment
If you've ever browsed our website, visited our blog, checked out our social media accounts, or spoken with us on the phone, it's pretty evident that we value innovation and creativity quite a bit around here. Our owner got his start by inventing and manufacturing his own attachments and accessories, working out of the back of his garage, so we have always loved the entrepreneurial and can-do attitude of the skid steer industry and the operators that make this business so great. Enter Skid-Lift and their line of Skid Steer Scissor Lift Attachments.
For quite a while we've been on the lookout for a useful Scissor Lift Attachment for Skid Steer Loaders and Compact Track Loaders. It's long been a common request from customers. We do offer some telehandler work platform options on our website, and many customers would call up, hoping there was a way to make a work platform work on their smaller machine. Alas, we didn't have a solution. Until now.
Skid-Lift Attachments offer an unbeatable combination when paired with a Skid Steer Loader. It's this combination that we value so much here at our company. An innovative and versatile attachment, combined with a versatile and nimble machine, equals an exciting result that helps operators get work done and complete difficult tasks faster than ever. The simple yet amazing feature of a Skid-Lift Attachment is the ability to quickly and effectively access previously hard to reach areas. We'll soon dive into some of the particulars of each Skid-Lift model, but at minimum, you'll be able to boom up to at 15' platform height, or 21' effective working height. That ability, coupled with a strong and steady work platform under your feet, means you'll be able to turn challenging and time consuming tasks into simple undertakings you can complete with ease. Let's dive into a few key features of this incredible Skid-Lift Attachments.
SkidSteerSolutions.com Reviews and Demonstrates the Skid-Lift Scissor Lift attachment for Skid Steer Loaders:
Skid-Lift Scissor Lift Attachment Key Benefit #1: Quick and Simple Operation
The beauty of the skid-lift design is its effective design and simple operation. The hydraulic flow requirements of each unit are so low that they can be run on practically any standard or full-size skid steer loader. Additionally, all the controls are handled by the hydraulics of your machine, meaning simple hook-up and simple operation, with no need for complicated adapters or electrical harnesses. Each model connects to your machine with the standard, universal quick attach plate, so no complications there. In fact, all models feature two quick-attach points, allowing for connection on either the wide or skinny side of your Skid-Lift. This option gives you added versatility depending on your terrain and where you're attempting to access. These units do require some form of case drain. If you have a machine with a case drain line, then you're good to go. If you don't, good news, you're also good to go! How? Skid-Lift units come standard with a safety case drain tank that can be used instead, offering the same benefits without the need for a dedicated line. Another huge benefit of the Skid-Lift is how simple it is to compact, load up on a trailer, and transport. It's small footprint makes it just as easy to transport as the vast majority of traditional Skid Steer Attachment. Just hook up and get to work, you can't be straight forward operation like that.
Skid-Lift Scissor Lift Attachment Key Benefit #2: Safety
Anytime you're booming up into the air on a scissor lift, safety is going to be a key consideration. Thankfully, you can get to work with confidence, knowing that Skid-Lift has prioritized safety in all phases of design and manufacturing. Skid-Lift Attachments are built strong and tough, with rugged steel construction. All industry-standard and safety-compliance measures have been taken in the design on the work platform itself. The spacious deck allows for a safe and secure platform, and there's also a safety release at the basket as well as the base, so even if your machine fails or runs out of fuel, you'll never have to worry about being left up in the air and unable to get down. All models feature adjustable base legs, allowing you to work on uneven terrain, properly adjusted for secure lifting and working. Not only can you get up in the air and access areas and get to work, by eliminating ladders, scaffolding, planks, and whatever else you previously needed, you can avoid costly set-up and take-down time, and most importantly, increase your safety.
Skid-Lift Scissor Lift Attachment Key Benefit #3: Multiple Model Options
With three models available, there is a Skid-Lift Scissor Lift Attachment available for a wide range of price points and work demands. Here are a few key details about all three models, please click the provided links to view the full product page, review photo and video, and see full features, benefits and specifications.
The Skid-Lift 1530S is the most affordable option, with a working height of 21', deck dimensions of 5' x 30", and a lift capacity rating of 700 pounds.
The Skid-Lift 2230S is the mid-range option, with a working height of 28, deck dimensions of 5' x 30" and a lift capacity rating of 700 pounds. The 2230S is very similar to the 1530S, with an added boost in working height and platform height for operators who requite a working platform higher up into the air.
The Skid-Lift 2030E HD is the heavy-duty model, with a working height of 25', larger deck dimensions of 6' x 30", and the largest lift capacity at 1000 pounds. The 2030E HD also features 4 degrees of side tilt, allowing more precise positioning and work access, as well as a work deck extension, offering an additional 24" of work platform area.
Skid-Lift Scissor Lift Attachment Key Benefit #4: Wide Range of Work Applications
In compiling this list, there seems to be almost a never-ending collection of work tasks and applications in which a Skid Steer Scissor Lift Attachment would come in handy. Get your machine into tight spaces, boom up, access even harder-to-reach areas, and make work easy. Whether your a carpenter, ranch owner, construction worker, farmer, painter, or any other profession that requires work up in the air, there seems to be a way that a Skid-Lift would benefit your operations and increase your efficiency. Below is a large, if incomplete list of useful applications.
- Building construction
- Post building construction
- Garage and shop construction
- Eves and Gutter installation
- Window installation
- Siding installation
- Signage installation
- General maintenance
- Overhead work
- Tree Trimming
- Hedge trimming
- Hotel and Apartment Window Washing
- Home window washing
- Power Line Work
- Plant Maintenance
- Overhead Observation Post
- Overhead Photography and Video
- Hanging Christmas lights
- Home decorations
- So much more!