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On The Tools: Meet Brenda Burks

Nov 18, 2020
Meet the Team
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
Operation
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
Service & Maintenance
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
Product Information
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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Snorkel Telehandler Cab Display Familiarization

Snorkel Telehandler Cab Display Familiarization

Sep 9, 2020
Operation
Learn to navigate the cab display on Snorkel telehandlers for key machine information. Allan Kelly, field product support manager, walks you through each feature, including display settings and engine diagnostics.
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Getting to Know Lithium-Ion Battery Powered Aerial Lifts

Getting to Know Lithium-Ion Battery Powered Aerial Lifts

Aug 28, 2020
Product Information
Snorkel conducted a market study in 2019 on the demand for diesel and electric machines. Findings show that increasing regulations on noise and emissions have resulted in a steady decline in diesel machines on many jobsites across the world.
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Snorkel Telehandler Outrigger and Sway Familiarization

VIDEO: Snorkel Telehandler Outrigger and Sway Familiarization

Aug 12, 2020
Operation
Learn how to operate the outrigger and sway function controls on our Snorkel telehandlers in this video. Allan Kelly, product service manager, guides you on how to deploy the outriggers and how to level the machine on uneven ground.
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Steps for Loading/Unloading a Snorkel UL Push-Around Mast Lift

Steps for Loading/Unloading a Snorkel UL Push-Around Mast Lift

May 6, 2020
Operation
Practicing safety on the job also applies to loading and unloading aerial lift equipment. The Snorkel line of UL push-around mast lifts is as easy to secure as it is to use. Follow this recommended guide for safe transporting in a few steps.
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How to Read Snorkel Serial Plates

How to Read Snorkel Serial Plates

Apr 8, 2020
Product Information
When contacting Snorkel support, the serial plate on your Snorkel lift provides key information about the machine, including product specifications, origin of manufacturing and manufacture date. Understanding the serial plate is important for safe operation and maintenance of the unit.
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