The Lift & Access Showcase provided a venue for leading manufacturers to demonstrate their equipment to key customers and members of the press.
Snorkel's stand at the Lift & Access Showcase. Among some of the attendees were representatives from leading rental companies such as RSC, Ahern Rentals, Sunstate and NES Rentals.
The rough-terrain demo area allowed manufacturers to show off how their equipment performs in real-world conditions. Shown here is the new Snorkel T66 JRT.
The electric JLG M600 JP shows it can stand up against any engine-powered boom lift when it comes to rough-terrain performance.
The Genie S-65 is shown maneuvering around the rough-terrain demo course.
The Extreme XR 1255 lead off the telehandler demonstrations. This machine boasts standard foam-filled tires and Rear-Axle Stabilization (RAS) for increased safety.
The Gehl DL12-40 features a 12-ft. 2 in. turning radius and is powered by a Tier III-compliant John Deere engine.
The JLG G12-55A features an extra-wide cab and solid Firestone tires.
This is the new Snorkel T66 JRT designed for excellent driveability and gradeability.
The Skyjack SJ 66T is the largest in the Skyjack fleet and offers 57 ft. of horizontal reach.
According to the manufacturer, the Genie S-65 was designed for optimum safety, reliability, serviceability and jobsite performance.
The JLG M600 JP is electric, but features all the rough-terrain driveability and gradeability common to engine-powered units.
The Niftylift SP64 is a hybrid machine, utilizing both a Kubota diesel engine and 6-volt batteries, making it ideal for both indoor and outdoor operation.
Snorkel launched the production version of its new A62JRT articulated boom at Lift & Access. The machine uses the same Polaris chassis as the company's 40/46-ft. booms.
Oil & Steel Aerial Platform demonstrated its EVO 1500 Octopus in the track boom class. The machine is equipped with a special stabilization system, allowing the operator to work only on one side while halving the space occupied by the outriggers.
The Niftylift TD34T is only 3 ft. 6 in. wide yet offers 21 ft. of side reach capability and 360 degrees of non-continuous turret rotation.
Tracked Lifts showed off its Platform Basket 18.90 60-ft. spider lift. It is said to represent a philosophy of simplicity and has no electronic controls.
The Teupen LEO 18GT offers 58 ft. of working height while exerting only 77 psi while traveling, making it safe for use in settings above ground level.
The Bluelift C14 from Reachmaster features a removable aluminum basket, making the machine more compact and easy to move in narrow passages.
The JLG G518A compact telehandler features 4,400 lbs. of lift capacity at its full height of 18 ft. 4 in.
The low-profile Gehl RS5-19 stands only 6 ft. 4 in. and features an Automatic Self-Leveling Fork System.
The MLT 625 is a low-profile, super compact telescopic handler featuring a 19-ft. 3-in. maximum lift height and 5,500-lb. maximum lift capacity.
The ground-engaging Genie GTH-5519 allows selection of auxiliary-hydraulic flow modes to accommodate the task at hand.
The Lift and Access Showcase & Symposium, held in Scottsdale, Ariz., Nov 8-9, encompassed the Showcase product class review, an educational Symposium, an equipment demonstration area, a vendor's pavilion, and the MCM Events Crane Operator Rodeo.
The one-of-a-kind event allowed aerial lift, crane and rough-terrain forklift users from rental and construction companies the opportunity to take the controls of lifting equipment in the demonstration area, ask questions of product engineers and industry experts, and learn about key components directly from top suppliers.
Here is a pictorial overview of the event, which was open to the public for the first time this year.