8th June 2021
Buying a used spider lift with AFI Resale.
With AFI Resale, you choose the machine you want, either by looking on our website, or through one of our adverts on Mascus, Truck1.eu, or Autoline. Once you have selected the machine you require, you can get in touch!
On top of this, we can direct you to the right shipping agent for you.
What is a spider lift?
Like an actual spider, these track mounted MEWPs (Mobile Elevating Work Platform) have legs, can climb, and are incredibly useful! They come in a variety of reach heights, and the legs, coupled with the spider lift’s low weight, mean that they can service lots of sites that have technical restrictions.
If you need to find out about how to take your own site assessment, you can find out more about our site assessment course here.
Why should I buy a spider lift?
Spider MEWPs are exceptional machines. They have traveling widths of under a meter allowing access through doorways or gateways. They have low bearing pressure on sensitive floors and can be used inside fume free using the sites electrical supply. Their weight is sometimes as much as 1/3rd less than a conventional MEWP, making them ideal when used indoors, but they can also find lots of applications outdoors.
Not only this, but the spider’s external use is exceptional with the tracked chassis giving access to external elevations where general MEWPs cannot, such as where there are underground services limiting weight a spider can carry on. Working on grass can limit the standard heavier MEWPs whereas the lighter spiders can keep you working. They are also great at setting up on slopes where most MEWPs cannot. They are at home working with arborists in woodland with their on-board built-in engines as much as they are on tiled floors for atrium repairs.
Spider lifts can be maintained using one of our service plans, so you can keep them ship-shape, for when you do need to use them.
If you do use your machine often, buying a second-hand spider lift often works out cheaper than hiring one over extended periods of time. Coupled with a service plan, and these machines will keep on going, and going…
How do I buy a spider lift?
Just visit one www.afi-resale.co.uk and browse one of the many used machines that we have, and if we do not have a spider lift in stock at the time of your visit, we will be able to find one that suits your needs. Many of our machines are ex-AFI-Uplift fleet machines and, because of that, we have an extensive range to choose from.
If you do spot a machine you like, just pop us a message through our enquiry system on our website or through one of our ad listings, and we will get back in touch with you with a price. We can then work out the fine details and put you in touch with one of our reputable shipping agencies if required.
What industries can I use them in?
A spider lift can find itself in a primary role in many industries, as there are so many internal and external applications that they can be used for. Any works that would cover building fabric, maintenance to main construction and infrastructure projects, as well as for painting and cleaning works – or even gutter repairs.They are also great for tree surgery with its compact size, stability, and manoeuvrability make it an excellent choice for contractors or end user’s needs in lots of sectors.
These machines are really an excellent all-round bit of kit – and if you are interested, please get in touch!