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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Aerial Equipment Winter Weather Prep – DC machines

Aerial Equipment Winter Weather Prep – DC machines

Jan 23, 2019
When temperatures drop, it is important to winterize your aerial lift equipment to keep them operating in extreme cold climates. This two-part series provides a general guideline for winterization on battery-operated and diesel-powered machines.
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New ANSI Standards

New ANSI Standards

Jan 16, 2019
The new ANSI/SAIA A92 standards are a suite of complementary standardizations that cover the design and testing, safe use, and training for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). These requirements are based on ISO 16368:2010, which is put forth by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
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Toolbox Tutorial: Onboard Diagnostic Display

Toolbox Tutorial: Onboard Diagnostic Display

Dec 30, 2018
Easy to read and easier to troubleshoot, the Snorkel control system includes an on-board diagnostic display with no external devices required. Find out how to track operating hours, see stored history, check battery conditions for electric units, and more through the user-friendly display.
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