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Used scissor lifts for sale

Scissor lifts help to provide quick and easy access to areas that are unreachable for ladders or in situations where scaffolding is not a practical option. Typically sitting on a set of four balanced wheels, scissor lifts are able to move under a desired target with relative ease. The lifting mechanism of scissor lifts is accomplished by a crossed pattern of bars called a pantograph. As the lift operator extends the machine the scissor mechanism expands from a contracted accordion stack. Each cross-section that extends distributes more pressure to every lower cross-section until the lift is at full height.

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  • Marklift, Scissor Lifts

    MarkliftAdditional Information: TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 01/24/2019 - MARKLIFT, SCISSOR LIFT, WORKING HEIGHT 31', LIFT CAPACITY 2400LBS, 2X2, GAS, EXT PLATFORM, TIRES 29X12.50

    Scissor Lifts
    721 h
    United States, SC

    SC
    7d

    On Request
  • JLG 3369 E, 1997, Scissor Lifts

    JLG 3369EMaximum lift capacity: 1e+006, Traction: 2 WD, Additional Information: Description: 1997 JLG 3369E ELEC SCISSOR LIFT 61" X 106" PLATFORM WITH DECK EXTENSION FOAM FILLED TIRES, GOOD BATTERIES Express Financing

    Scissor Lifts
    1997
    United States, Louisville, Kentucky
    7d

    On Request
  • JLG 3246 ES, 2006, Scissor Lifts

    JLG 3246ESMaximum lift capacity: 1e+006, Traction: 2 WD, Additional Information: Description: JLG 3246ES SCISSOR, 315 HRS Express Financing Get a Inventory Location: Bryan Equipment, Inc.

    Scissor Lifts
    2006 315 h
    United States, Louisville, Kentucky
    7d

    On Request
  • Snorkel TB 80, Scissor Lifts

    Snorkel TB80Additional Information: TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 02/11/2019 - 02/14/2019 - SNORKEL TB80,  BOOM LIFT TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 02/11/2019 - 02/14/2019 - SNORKEL TB80,  BOO

    Scissor Lifts

    United States, FL

    FL
    7d

    On Request
  • JLG, 2009, Scissor Lifts

    JLGAdditional Information: TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 02/11/2019 - 02/14/2019 - 2009 JLG, SCISSOR LIFT, WORKING HEIGHT 19', LIFT CAPACITY 500 LBS, ELECTRIC, EXT PLATFORM T

    Scissor Lifts
    2009
    United States, FL

    FL
    7d

    On Request
  • JLG CM 2033, 1995, Scissor Lifts

    JLG CM2033Additional Information: TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 02/11/2019 - 02/14/2019 - 1995 JLG CM2033, SCISSOR LIFT, LIFT CAPACITY 500 LBS, ELECTRIC TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 02/11/

    Scissor Lifts
    1995
    United States, FL

    FL
    7d

    On Request
  • Genie GS 1930, 2014, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS1930Maximum lift capacity: No, Additional Information: Description: This is a 2014 Genie GS1930 with ONLY 32 ACTUAL HOURS. This lift has hardly been used! Inventory Location: Richland Rental

    Scissor Lifts
    2014 32 h
    United States, Richland, Pennsylvania

    8,500 USD
  • Genie GS 3232, 2012, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS3232OCondition level grade (1-5): 3, Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2012 243 h
    United States, Topeka Area, KS

    13,000 USD
  • Snorkel S 1930 E, 2013, Scissor Lifts

    Snorkel S1930EPower type: Electric, Maximum lift capacity: No, Maximum lift height: 579.12, Additional Information: 24-volt battery with built-in charger

    Scissor Lifts
    2013 70 h
    United States, Odessa

    On Request
  • Genie GS 2668 RT, 2007, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS2668RTMaximum lift capacity: 1.25e+006, Traction: 4 WD, Additional Information: Description: This is a 2007 GENIE SCISSOR MAN LIFT MODEL: GS2668. FULLY SERVICED. GREAT TREADED ROUGH TERRAIN PNEUMATIC TIRES, 1,250 LB lif

    Scissor Lifts
    2007 2,005 h
    United States, Clarence, New York

    On Request
  • Genie GS 2032, 2015, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS2032EECondition level grade (1-5): 3, Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2015 158 h
    United States, Topeka Area, KS

    8,360 USD
  • Genie GS 2632, 2012, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS2632Condition level grade (1-5): 3, Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2012 286 h
    United States, Wichita, KS

    9,770 USD
  • Genie AWP 36 S DC, 2017, Scissor Lifts

    Genie AWP36SDCCondition level grade (1-5): 3, Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2017 2 h
    United States, Olathe, KS

    11,000 USD
  • Snorkel ATB 60, 1991, Scissor Lifts

    Snorkel ATB60Additional Information: TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION 01/24/2019 - 1991 SNORKLE ATB60, ARTICULATED BOOM LIFT, DIESEL, DRIVE: 4X4, LIFT CAPACITY 500 LBS, WORKING HEIGHT: 60'

    Scissor Lifts
    1991 6,734 h
    United States, SC

    SC

    On Request
  • JLG 1932 RS, 2014, Scissor Lifts

    JLG 1932RSWorking height: 579, Power type: Electric, Maximum lift capacity: No, Maximum lift height: No, Front tires / undercarriage remaining: RearTyreCondition%, : 212519 Rear tires: Foam , Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2014
    United States, USA, Tukwila, Washington

    8,500 USD
  • Genie GS 3369 RT, 2012, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS3369RTGCondition level grade (1-5): 3, Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2012 1,129 h
    United States, Olathe, KS

    22,800 USD
  • SkyJack 3219SJ, 2012, Scissor Lifts

    SkyJack 3219SJ

    Scissor Lifts
    2012 183 h
    United States, Rental Fleet, AL

    6,900 USD
  • Genie GS 2032, 2018, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS2032Condition level grade (1-5): 3, Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2018 14 h
    United States, Topeka Area, KS

    14,400 USD
  • Genie GS 3246, 2013, Scissor Lifts

    Genie GS-3246Attachments: OtherInformation

    Scissor Lifts
    2013 802 h
    United States, PA

    16,565 USD
  • SkyJack SJ III 3219, 2006, Scissor Lifts

    SkyJack SJIII3219Maximum lift capacity: 550000, Traction: 2 WD, Additional Information: Description: 19 ft. Deck Height, 32 in. Wide, Non Marking Tires, Slide Out Deck with AC Power, New Control Box, Two Speed, Sold in Rental Re

    Scissor Lifts
    2006 150 h
    United States, Cave City, Arkansas

    5,300 USD

The scissor lift has a special place in the in the heavy equipment industry as the only machine that exclusively lifts straight up. The first scissor lifting mechanism was designed in the United States in 1936. Unlike modern scissor lifts, this less-mobile grandfather of today’s scissor lift was operated entirely manually instead of by an engine. Its originator, Charles Larson, never could have imagined how his machine would revolutionize the lifting industry, when if first hit mainstream markets in the 1970’s.

There are a number of factors to consider when buying a scissor lift for your business. The first decision depends on the environment that you intend to use your new machine in. When working in a warehouse or other areas that are largely enclosed, an electrical scissor lift would be the safest option to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning to other workers in the area. When operating outside, however, an electric scissor lift could still be used. The second consideration concerns the height you need to reach. Most scissor lift for indoor use (storage area, hangars, etc) typically don't need to go beyond 3 or 4 stories, but when used for outdoor construction many lifts can reach from 50-55 feet. There is only one machine on the market that reaches higher than that. The PBS88D towers its competitors at an astounding 82 feet of maximum reach.

As with most heavy machinery, different environments often require different capabilities and requirements for a safe and effective operation. For example, when trying to get to hard-to-reach areas indoors, many businesses rely on electric scissor lifts. Instead of running off of fuel, electrical forklifts are charged between uses. This functionality is safe to use indoors because it doesn’t produce emissions. If exhaust fumes are released in confined spaces they can be very dangerous to any humans occupying the area. For this reason, electric scissor lifts tend to be the most popular options in warehouses. However, the upside to diesel scissor lifts comes in the form of strength. The way diesel is compressed allows it to be one of the most efficient fuel sources and provides a greater amount of torque compared to electric motors. While electric and diesel scissor lifts use different fuel sources, they both generally use a hydraulic system for their lifting mechanisms.

In the heavy equipment industry there are many events around North America that focus on heavy equipment and its surrounding innovations. One event that features scissor lifts is called CONEXPO-CON/AGG. On top of featuring the world’s greatest producers of scissor lifts, this conference boasts itself as the biggest of its kind in the United States. CONEXPO-CON/AGG is so big that it has been reported as “taking over the entire city of Las Vegas” for a week. The show includes 2,500,000 square feet of space for its exhibitors to walk around and experience heavy equipment such as scissor lifts. They also go the extra mile in providing educational opportunities and classes in the world of lifting and other industries. CONEXPO-CON/AGG happen every three years with the next event is scheduled to take place in Las Vegas in March of 2020.

It can often be a challenge to find a piece of heavy machinery that fits the exact requirements of the job it is needed for, scissor lifts are no exception. One of the most efficient ways to shop for your next used scissor lift is on mascus.com. Mascus is the world’s largest used heavy equipment marketplace. By easily typing your search query and selecting a few different filters you can look at the used scissor lift that you need. In the same way, if you are looking to sell your used scissor lift you can quickly register at Mascus to get your machine seen by the many worldwide Mascus users.