Lift and Access

Generally speaking, compact telescopic handlers are divided into two different classifications. The Gehl CT5-16 telehandler represents "ground-engaging" units, and the Mustang 519 forklift represents the "pick-and-place" machines.

Video taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Snorkel International, Elwood, Kan., introduced the AB46JE electric boom lift in spring 2008, which complements the AB46JRT rough-terrain boom lift. The AB46JE offers features synonymous with the Snorkel brand, such as a simplistic design, easy maintenance, and common components throughout the product line.

Video taken at the 2009 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase.

Introduced in 2001, the Genie TZ-50 is one of two trailer-mounted articulating boom lifts offered by Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Redmond, Wash. The TZ-50 trailer-mounted aerial lift has a 50-foot platform height and 29'2" of outreach. Weighing 4,400 pounds as standard, this unit can be towed by a large SUV or pickup truck.

Video taken at the 2010 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Introduced in 2001, the Genie TZ-50 is one of two trailer-mounted articulating boom lifts offered by Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Redmond, Wash. The TZ-50 trailer-mounted aerial lift has a 50-foot platform height and 29'2" of outreach. Weighing 4,400 pounds as standard, this unit can be towed by a large SUV or pickup truck.

Video taken at the 2010 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

Introduced in 2001, the Genie TZ-50 is one of two trailer-mounted articulating boom lifts offered by Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Redmond, Wash. The TZ-50 trailer-mounted aerial lift has a 50-foot platform height and 29'2" of outreach. Weighing 4,400 pounds as standard, this unit can be towed by a large SUV or pickup truck.

Video taken at the 2010 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

The TB42 telescopic boom lift from Snorkel, St. Joseph, Mo., first landed on jobsites in 1977. Although the company has not made any major changes to the TB42 since its introduction, this workhorse has experienced a series of subtle upgrades over the years.

Video was taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, Pa., has built more 40-foot boom lifts for longer than any other company. The Model 400S boom lift is actually the JLG's fifth generation 40-foot boom lift, and this unit featured four-wheel drive and an optional oscillating axle, a feature the company pioneered back in 1981.

Video was taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

After many years of test marketing and careful consideration, the Haulotte Group, L'Horme, France, officially entered the North American market in September 2001. Responding to North American demands, the company introduced the 40-foot HB 40 boom lift and the 44-foot jib-equipped HB 44J boom lift in February 2002.

Video was taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

The jib-equipped S-45 telescopic boom lift from Genie Industries is one of two telescopic boom lifts in this class offered by the Redmond, Wash.-based manufacturer.

Video was taken at the 2007 Lift and Access Equipment Showcase in Phoenix, Ariz.

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