Shandong Foru Tech Co., Ltd.

How to maintain scissor lift?

Regular maintenance is crucial for keeping a scissor lift in optimal working condition, preventing and minimizing failures, and extending its lifespan. Below are the steps and precautions to follow for scissor lift maintenance.


During operation, it is important to ensure that the scissor lift is properly lubricated with oil. This helps improve the connection between parts, reduce friction, and increase the equipment's longevity. Scissor lift rental companies should be especially attentive to this. If the operation feels heavy or there is unusual noise during use, it should be promptly inspected. Faulty parts should be replaced and valves and other components should be regularly cleaned. Worn parts must also be replaced in a timely manner to avoid any safety risks. Aerial scissor lift is consumable item and as such, regular inspections are necessary. The following are the detailed maintenance steps for a scissor lift.


Daily maintenance:

- Weekly inspection of tight connections, condition of sealing rings, hydraulic oil levels, and hydraulic cylinder leaks. Cleaning of the lifting frame, scissors, lines, and oil cylinders to remove any dust or debris that may impact normal functioning.


Hydraulic oil replacement:

- After changing the hydraulic oil, the scissor lift must be raised and lowered 2 to 3 times to eliminate any air in the oil cylinder. This ensures sufficient space and enables the aerial work platform to reach its rated lifting height.


Monthly maintenance:

- During maintenance, personnel must hang the elevator when working inside the scissor lift to prevent any sudden drop and potential injuries.


By following these maintenance steps and taking the necessary precautions, the scissor lift can be kept in optimal working condition, ensuring safe and efficient operations.