These days goods lifts come with advanced technology and noiseless movement. The loading capacity Passenger Lifts differs as per the make of the lift however, and they can range from 500 kg to 5 tonnes. They come in various sizes and shapes depending on what they are being used for, and can be customised to any specific requirements.
As they are used to carry heavy duty materials, they are made using very strong and durable materials such as galvanized sheet steel, or stainless steel depending on the project. As they are only carrying goods and possibly one employee at a time, they don’t need to be as aesthetically pleasing as passenger lifts but they do need to work just as efficiently.
Goods lifts need to be maintained at regular intervals. A dedicated lift operator should have responsibility for the lift to avoid any accidents. It is essential that the lift is not overloaded as this can lead to major accidents.
A hydraulic lift should not make any noise and the movement should be completely smooth. As this kind of lift does not have people regularly using it like a passenger lift, minor faults may go unnoticed for a long time which could result in bigger problems further down the line. Any damage or problem should be seen to immediately. Thus it is vital that you have a goods lift checked regularly to keep everything running smoothly so that your business can run smoothly too.
Alana Holder writes about goods lifts.
CE Lifts is a UK lift company specialising in the installation and maintenance of lift systems. We provide a comprehensive range of high technology, innovative and quality assured lift systems, designed for smooth, reliable, quiet and energy efficient operation for all types of markets; industrial, commercial, residential, education and healthcare. For a great range of goods lifts, visit the website.
Platform lifts allow less able people to move independently around buildings, overcoming obstacles such as small floor level changes and steep staircases. Companies use them to make premises, goods and services accessible to people with mobility problems; thus complying with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) introduced in 1995.