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Industrial Lifts & Lift Table Maintenance

Keep your scissor lifts, dock lifts and other equipment at peak performance

scissor lifts - maintenance, service, repair

A well-executed scheduled maintenance plan can extend the life of your industrial lifts. Maintenance makes them more reliable and helps prevent expensive downtime. 

Work items for scheduled lift maintenance:

  • Check all safety devices on unit, such as up/down limits, door switches, pressure relief valves, etc 
  • Clean all debris from the pit or from the vicinity of floor mounted units in order to avoid interference with the lift mechanism or rollers
  • Check for presence and proper setting of all snap rings and clips on axles, cylinders and rollers
  • Check rollers, pins and bushings for any signs of wear such as flat spots, missing fasteners, or dislodged bearing material
  • Inspect all welds under and around the lift for fatigue or failure Particularly, inspect the structural welds
  • Check the hydraulic fittings for cracks or leaks and clean up any seepage on or beneath the cylinders
  • Check hoses and electrical lines for abrasions or other abuse and check for snug connectors
  • Semi-annually, change hydraulic fluid in cylinders
  • Check general condition of the lift Operate the lift after service
  • Check for any abnormal noise or vibrations
  • List any items requiring replacement or repair