Quick Guide to Testing Specific Gravity of Batteries

Quick Guide to Testing Specific Gravity of Batteries

Feb 24, 2021
Toolbox Tutorial
In this video, Snorkel’s Mike Sharp, regional product support representative, provides a quick tutorial on how to check the overall condition of lead acid batteries on electric machines.
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What We Need to Know About Stage V Engines

What We Need to Know About Stage V Engines

Feb 10, 2021
Toolbox Tutorial
New regulations have been put in place in the European Union (EU) for non-road equipment that is powered by diesel engines. These rules, known as Stage V, will ensure lower emissions, greater performance and increased fuel efficiency.
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Learn to Attach and Operate the Pipe Rack Accessory

Learn to Attach and Operate the Pipe Rack Accessory

Jan 27, 2021
Toolbox Tutorial
Easily upgrade your Snorkel boom lift with the optional pipe rack feature. Learn the best way to attach and operate the accessory, the parts that are included, and how to calculate the pipe weight to safely get maximum capacity.
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Importance of a Tilt Alarm on Aerial Lifts

Importance of a Tilt Alarm on Aerial Lifts

Dec 18, 2020
Every jobsite has its obstacles. Understanding the tilt limitations of your aerial lift can help you navigate any hazards for safe and proper operation in any environment.
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Bumpguard Series – Operating a Bumpguard System on a Boom Lift

Bumpguard Series – Operating a Bumpguard System on a Boom Lift

Dec 3, 2020
Toolbox Tutorial
The Snorkel Aircraft Bumpguard System provides all-around protection on a jobsite. This safety feature equips boom and scissor lifts with a pressure-sensitive switch designed to prevent damage to the unit or object from unintended impact. This factory installed option stops platform movement when the platform comes in contact with a stationary object.
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On The Tools: Meet Brenda Burks

Nov 18, 2020
On The Tools
With 40 years of experience in delivering excellent customer service, Brenda Burks is a highly knowledgeable parts technician at Snorkel. She joined the team in 2016 and provides parts support to Snorkel users across the U.S., Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
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Snorkel Telehandler Daily Prestart Inspection

Snorkel Telehandler Daily Prestart Inspection

Nov 4, 2020
Do It Daily
Completing a daily prestart inspection on the Snorkel telehandler takes a few simple steps. Follow this short guide for checking the structural components, performing an engine check, fluids and oils, and running a proper function test before operating your telehandler.
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Steps for Moving a down Aerial Lift

Steps for Moving a down Aerial Lift

Oct 26, 2020
When an aerial lift is damaged or cannot be operated, it may need to be moved for maintenance repairs and general safety. Owners and operators should use extreme caution when disabling and moving a down unit as the machine can move freely and potentially result.
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Snorkel Telehandler A/C Maintenance

Snorkel Telehandler A/C Maintenance

Oct 7, 2020
Service & Maintenance
Maintaining the A/C system on a Snorkel telehandler helps improve operator comfort on the jobsite. Allan Kelly, field product support manager, shares tips and techniques for clearing debris, the best time to replace the air filter, and more.
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Variable Tilt Function Added to Snorkel Scissor Lifts

Variable Tilt Function Added to Snorkel Scissor Lifts

Sep 24, 2020
Operating a scissor lift on a slope can be a challenging task. Under ANSI A92.20 standards for the design of aerial lifts, machines must be equipped with tilt sensing capabilities. In addition to a tilt sensor alarm, a mechanism must be able to stop elevating functions in the event that a machine’s incline exceeds a designated slope limit.
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