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Used Lift Equipment

American Surplus Inc. has a large variety of used lift equipment for sale.  Our stock includes used forklifts, pallet jacks, pallet positioners, lift tables, hoists, crane, and more!  This will allow warehouses to easily transport goods around a facility in bulk. Forklifts will also help increase productivity and efficiency while reducing manpower. All used lift equipment is in excellent working condition. Pricing may vary based on quantity, quality, and condition required.  Enjoy our competitive freight rates thanks to our various shipping locations nationwide.  ASI has been selling high quality used warehouse equipment for over 30 years.  Call us today at (800) 876-3736 and talk to our knowledgeable sales staff who are pleased to work with you in providing solutions to your material handling needs.

Used Pallet Positioners
  • Elevates & Rotates Pallets
  • Self-Leveling Design
  • Eliminates Reaching
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Used Lift Tables
  • Raise or lower to work height
  • Reduce loading/unloading
  • Make great work table
  • Limited Number In-Stock
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Used Chain Hoists
  • More efficient lifting
  • Versatile Lift
  • Less expensive than cranes
  • We Ship Nationwide
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Used Jib Cranes
  • Floor mounted, easy to install
  • Enclosed track boom
  • Maximize space utilization
  • Save 40% - 60% off
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Used Gantry Cranes
  • Portable lifting solution
  • Quick, easy to move
  • For heavy weight lifting
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Warehouse Lift Equipment

Used lift equipment covers a variety of material handling products. It includes all types of used forklifts, pallet jacks, lift tables, pallet positioners, cranes and hoists, and more. They all serve a similar purpose of being able to lift heavy and/or bulky items, and transport them to another location within your facility.

A few questions to help you determine the most appropriate piece of lift equipment for your application are: How heavy/bulky is the product you are lifting? Is it forklift compatible? Do you need to transport your product vertically, horizontally, or both? How far are you transporting the product?

All types of lift equipment have varying capacities within those different types, so knowing the weight or bulk of your product is just the first step. If the product or products you are transporting are loaded onto pallets or are forklift compatible, pallet jacks or forklifts could be utilized. If it is an odd shaped item that is not forklift compatible, a bridge or gantry crane might be a better option.

The next question is in what direction do you have to move the product: vertically, horizontally, or both? Equipment like pallet jacks only move product horizontally, and lift tables, pallet positioners, and vertical lifts only move things vertically. If you require both functions, like storing loaded pallets into pallet racking, a forklift would probably be your best option.

For assembly lines and workstations, cranes can be used to lift small but heavy items around your working area or machine shop. Typically cranes are stationary when in use and mobile when not in use, so they can be transported and utilized at different workstations. American Surplus has various styles such as jib cranes, gantry cranes, and bridge cranes. 

As you can see, there are many different applications for used lift equipment. They effectively cut down on manual labor, and provide lift assistance when manual lifting would be impossible. ASI has a large inventory of used lift equipment, and our inventory is always changing because we are constantly acquiring more products. We only sell high quality used lift equipment, and we sell it at a fraction of the cost of buying new to save you money.

Call us or request a quote online today to see the difference American Surplus can make for you AND your wallet!

Used Lift Equipment Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Benefit of warehouse lift equipment?
A: Ideal for minimizing bending, reaching, and stretching by the operator while reducing the amount of on-site injuries. Warehouse lift equipment also helps to protect products from being damaged, while increasing efficiency, safety, and productivity.

Q: What factors should be considered while selecting warehouse lift equipment for a specific application?
Load capacity, height requirements, aisle width, operating environment, power source, and budget.

Q: How can you ensure the safety of operators while using warehouse lift equipment?
Provide training, conduct regular maintenance and inspections, use safety features, ensure equipment is operated within its limits, and follow safety procedures.

Q: What are the maintenance and inspection requirements for warehouse lift equipment?
Check fluid levels, inspect tires, brakes, and steering components, clean and lubricate the equipment, replace filters and belts, inspect safety features, and conduct load tests.

Q: How can you optimize the performance and productivity of warehouse lift equipment?
Use the right equipment, implement a regular maintenance schedule, train operators, implement an efficient material handling plan, and monitor equipment performance metrics.