2017 - Volume #41, Issue #4, Page #31[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Scissor Lift Mounts To UTV
The UTX has a net weight of about 800 lbs. and can be attached to any UTV with a 1,000-lb. cargo box capacity. Available with a 60 by 30-in. (UTX 30) and a 60 by 44-in. (UTX 44) working platform, the scissor lift is quickly installed or removed. The key to installation is the universal adapter plate. It is installed after removing the OEM cargo box. Once attached, the UTX can be added or removed in only 2 to 3 min., according to Dack. Once the UTX is removed, the cargo box can be reattached to the adapter plate.
“We wanted to make it simple enough that a 12-year-old could put it on,” he says. “We’ve sold quite a few for a variety of uses. Hawaiian Airlines uses them as a quick response unit to get up high and work on jets.”
Four manual jacks are included. Optional electric jacks are available. In storage mode, all 4 jacks are used to hold the UTX above the adapter plate level.
The UTX is fully equipped with sensors that constantly evaluate stability when the lift is about to be used, as well as while in use. It has visual and audible overload and tilt alarms and lockouts.
The UTX is powered by a self-contained 12V DC system with a heavy-duty battery. The charging unit uses 110 AC power. A single charge can power up to 150 lifts.
“The battery is only used to power controls and the UTX’s hydraulic pump when lifting,” explains Dack. “Gravity brings the platform down.”
The UTX starts at $8,100. In addition to use on UTV’s, the UTX can also be loaded and used on a forklift.
Check out a video of the UTX at FARMSHOW.com.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Marc Dack, Innovative Equipment, 8404 Venture Circle, Schofield, Wis. 54476 (ph 715 359-3002; email@example.com; www.iequipt.com).
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