TM12E & TM16E Service & Maintenance

TM12E & TM16E Service & Maintenance

Aug 12, 2019
To properly service and maintain the Snorkel TM12E and TM16E self-propelled mast lists, three major inspections are performed – a PDIR upon delivery, a 90-day or 150-hour inspection to be performed by a local Snorkel service provider, and an annual inspection within 13 months following delivery. Watch this 2-minute video to learn more about each inspection.
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On The Tools: Meet Fun Fook Wai

On The Tools: Meet Fun Fook Wai

Aug 7, 2019
Fun Fook Wai has been a product support engineer for Snorkel since 2007. Based in Singapore, he provides regional product support to Snorkel customers in the Asia Pacific area.
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Hydraulic Hose Tightening

Hydraulic Hose Tightening

Jul 31, 2019
A proper hydraulic hose tightening and fitting installation ensures a leak-proof connection. This quick 5-minute guide shows you the right tools to use for installing a flat faced hose O-ring fitting to a manifold.
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On The Tools: Meet Kevin Handley

On The Tools: Meet Kevin Handley

Jun 19, 2019
Based in the UK, Kevin Handley joined Snorkel in 2016 as a product support engineer. He provides technical support to owners and operators in Africa and the Middle East region.
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What is the Best Hydraulic Oil for my Aerial Lift?

What is the Best Hydraulic Oil for my Aerial Lift?

Jun 12, 2019
Most aerial lift equipment need hydraulic oil to operate. What hydraulic oil is best for gas and diesel powered aerial lifts? The right hydraulic oil actually depends on the climate and specific operating conditions.
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What is the Importance of the Snorkel Warranty Process?

What is the Importance of the Snorkel Warranty Process?

May 22, 2019
What makes the warranty process so important to owning a Snorkel lift? The relevance of the Snorkel warranty process is twofold – for the upkeep of existing machines and for the production of future machines.
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How to Perform a Pre-Delivery & Inspection Report

How to Perform a Pre-Delivery & Inspection Report

May 15, 2019
What is a Pre-Delivery & Inspection Report (PDIR) for aerial lifts? This is a comprehensive checklist for that is performed by a service technician after taking delivery of a new Snorkel lift. The PDIR is also used to initiate the warranty period on the machine.
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Snorkel Guard Safety

Snorkel Guard Safety

Apr 12, 2019
All Snorkel boom lifts are equipped with a Snorkel Guard™ secondary guarding system. Learn how the spring-loaded safety device offers simple and effective protection for operators on the job.
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How to Use Snorkel Proportional Controls

How to Use Snorkel Proportional Controls

Apr 5, 2019
Get to know how proportional controls on Snorkel lifts provide more accurate and precise control of the machine. Ceasar Valdez, regional product support staff, demonstrates how to operate four control functions - lift swing, basket rotation, boom extend and retract, and drive and steer.
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On the Tools: Meet Tony Deatherage

On the Tools: Meet Tony Deatherage

Mar 29, 2019
A Snorkel employee for over 25 years, Tony Deatherage is currently the service manager for North and South America. He manages a team of service and regional product support staff in the U.S., Canada and Mexico who helps resolve customer issues.
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