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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Prestart Inspection Procedure for Boom Lifts

Prestart Inspection Procedure for Boom Lifts

Mar 13, 2019
Take care of your Snorkel lift from start to finish. Allan Kelly, field product support manager, walks through essential check points for completing a prestart inspection on a Snorkel boom lift.
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On The Tools: Meet Jamie Graham

On The Tools: Meet Jamie Graham

Feb 15, 2019
Working for Snorkel since 2010, Jamie Graham took on the role of global vice president of product support in 2016. He is responsible for delivering world-class product support for Snorkel equipment globally.
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Aerial Equipment Winter Weather Prep – IC machines

Aerial Equipment Winter Weather Prep – IC machines

Feb 6, 2019
Similar to battery-operated aerial lifts, gas- and diesel-powered machines should be winterized for operating in cold climates. To prepare for winter weather, follow these steps to keep your machine working in low temperatures.
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