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Adaptalift Adds Dingli Elevating Work Platforms (EWP) to Product Offering

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Earlier this year Adaptalift Group acquired Dingli Australia, becoming the official Australian distributor for the leading range of elevating work platforms (EWP’s).

This week’s blog looks at the three main types of EWP’s available, providing a brief overview of the unit and its uses along whilst also showcasing popular models from the Dingli range.

According to the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia Inc. (EWPA) and based on Australian standard AS2550.10; 1.3.7 a EWP is:

‘A mobile machine (device) that is intended to move persons, tools and material to working positions and consists of at least a work platform with controls, an extending structure and a chassis.’

The three different variations of EWP’s are examined below.

Man Lift
Also referred to as a vertical mast or personnel lift, man lifts are equipped with telescopic masts that rise vertically.

Units can be either manual wheel around or self-propelled via a battery electric motor.

Man lifts have limited capabilities in terms of carrying capacity and vertical extension they are most commonly used for internal maintenance tasks such as changing of light bulbs.

One of Dingli’s popular man lift models the MV060-RS is a premium personnel lift providing flexibility and versatility for a wide variety of indoor applications.

Features include:

  • Battery powered with flashing charging icon and automatic overload shut off sensor
  • Superior manoeuvrability via two wheel drive
  • Capacity to hold 150kg
  • Heavy ram steering under load offering precise movement
  • 6m reach with unit driveable at full extension

Standard safety features:

  • Pothole protection
  • Self-locking gate on platform
  • Automatic brake system
  • Emergency lowering and stop systems
  • Tilt sensors

Scissor Lift
Scissor lifts are work platforms that can only move vertically, with no ability to telescope or rotate (like a boom lift).

Scissor lifts unique rising mechanism is achieved through the linking of folding supports in a criss-cross X pattern.

Scissor lifts come in a various models with different movement abilities including self-propelled, truck or trailer mounted. Larger models may also be equipped with outriggers or stabilisers.

Dingli’s most popular scissor lift is the S06-E model is a versatile personnel lift that provides a large platform for storing items for loading and unloading.

Features include:

  • 230kg capacity
  • Reach height of 7.8m with unit driveable at full extension
  • Non-marking tyres for indoor operation
  • Extendable platform

Standard safety features:

  • Pothole protection
  • Self-locking gate on platform
  • Automatic brake system
  • Emergency lowering and stop systems
  • Tilt sensors

Boom Lift
Boom lifts are elevating work platforms that can be either telescoping, hinged or articulated device or a combination of any of the aforementioned, that supports a platform or basket that personnel and materials may be elevated to work.

Similar to scissor lifts boom lifts can also be self-propelled, trailer or truck mounted with additional outriggers/stabilisers fitted for extra support.

Dingli’s Apollo range of self-propelled articulating boom lifts can be tailored to meet any working application.

Features include:

  • Self-levelling platform
  • AC power to the platform
  • Hydraulic platform rotation
  • Anti-restart engine protection

Standard safety features:

  • Pothole protection
  • Self-locking gate on platform
  • Automatic brake system
  • Emergency lowering and stop systems
  • Tilt sensors
  • Flashing working lights

Dingli elevating work platforms

Adaptalift are pleased to welcome the full suite of Dingli EWP’s to our product offering. For all your EWP sales, rental, service and parts enquiries contact our national network of branches on 13 22 54 or email your enquiry to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Reference List

  1. What is an EWP?. (2015). [ebook] New South Wales: ELEVATING WORK PLATFORM ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA INC, p.1. Available at: https://www.ewpa.com.au/uploads/Information%20Sheets/What%20is%20an%20EWP.pdf  [Accessed 28 May 2018].

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