Construction never sleeps. No matter the season, time of day, or weather, construction projects both big and small continue on. Since workers are only as good as their tools, it’s vital that they have access to everything they need, from the simple screwdriver to the complex electric material lift.
When jobs involve the movement of heavy materials (such as concrete, plywood, or brick), electric material lifts are a must-have. Let’s find out why their presence is mandatory at such sites by examining their great benefits.
- They’re multipurpose. Although material lifts are primarily used for heavy-duty, industrial moving, they also provide assistance in spaces where manpower just isn’t enough. For example, if you’re installing ceiling panels in a new office or are moving vehicles between floors in a car dealership, you can trust a material lift to get the job done.
- They come with safety features built in. Electric material lifts routinely handle extreme weights, so the safety of both the goods and the worker operating the machine are very important. To ease your concern, material lifts come with safety features such as lights, safety cameras, interlocked gates, and enclosure guards to ensure everything gets to where it needs to be with no risk involved.
- They’re easily customizable. The versatility of these machines allow manufacturers to add-on extra features where needed; this allows you to tailor your lift to fit your operating environment, which can be a godsend in specific situations. If you plan to use your lift outside and expose it to daily wash-downs, an additional epoxy or finish can keep it protected for longer; if you’re concerned about stability, stronger security features can be included. No matter what your needs, you can find a lift to do the job, and well!
Electric material lifts are considered machine tools; like all other tools, they must be cared for or they’ll break down. At the very least, you should be lubricating the parts that routinely rub together. If you neglect your machinery, it will neglect you; before you know it, you’ll require extensive machine tool repair and your construction work will fall behind schedule.
The Werks CandC offers quality machine shop repair services to meet your needs. Call us at (602) 569-1809 today to learn more about our machining services.