Rough Terrain Scissor Lift (Diesel)
MEWPs themselves have many generic and interchangeable nicknames, such as aerials, aerial work platforms, access equipment, boom lifts or a generic “Genie® lift.” MEWPs are also sometimes just referred to as booms or scissors. Understanding the differences in the type of MEWPs available on the market will help you select the right machine to meet your jobsite needs.
- Rough Terrain Scissor lifts, which get their name from their stacked lifting mechanism of crossed tubes that work in a scissor-like fashion, can also be called vertical lifts, self-propelled platforms or simply slabs. The Rough Terrain types scissors lifts use off-road tyres in order to work in all harsh conditions.