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Used Lift Tables for Sale

  • Efficient solution for lifting, transporting, and positioning loads.
  • Cost-effective solution that will enhance the safety of employees and increase productivity.
  • Scissor style mechanism used to raise and lower goods to the appropriate height.
  • Made from heavy-duty steel frames, and are available in manual, electric, and pneumatically controlled.
  • Capacities range from 500-4,500 lbs., with a variety of platform sizes.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used lift tables: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
Used Southworth LS2 Backsaver Series Lift Tables
Used Southworth LS2 Backsaver Series Lift Tables
  • Great for all variable height work applications
  • 10 FPM Travel Speed
  • Only 2 In Stock; Order Today!
  • [LE-1024-LE-0125]
Used Econo-Lift Mobile Lift Tables
Used Econo-Lift Mobile Lift Tables
  • Ergonomic Platform For Loads Up To 1,500 Lbs.
  • Mobile Casters for Ergonomics Anywhere
  • Only 2 In Stock; Order Today!
  • [LE-0111T]
Used Long Deck Mobile Scissor Lift
Used Long Deck Mobile Scissor Lift
  • Oversized 63" x 32" Platform
  • Casters w/ Push Bar
  • Hydraulic Lift w/ Foot Lever
  • [LE-0127]
Used Presto P3 Operator Controlled Load Levelers
Used Presto P3 Operator Controlled Load Levelers
  • Ergonomic Turntable For Loads Up to 2,000 Lbs.
  • Includes Optional Solid Turntable & Scissor Skirting
  • Only 4 In Stock; Order Today!
  • [LE-0112]
Used Spring Loaded Lift Table
Used Spring Loaded Lift Table
  • 20" x 40" Platform
  • Self-Adjusting Height
  • Capacity: 1,500 lbs
  • [LE-0016]
Used Bishamon LV-100WE Electric SkidLifts
Used Bishamon LV-100WE Electric SkidLifts
  • Improved Safety, Ergonomics, and Load Access
  • Raises Top-of-Load to Ergonomic Work Height
  • 12V Battery Powered Lifting
  • [FL-0167]
Used Bishamon LV-100W Manual SkidLifts
Used Bishamon LV-100W Manual SkidLifts
  • Improved Safety, Ergonomics, and Load Access
  • Raises Top-of-Load to Ergonomic Work Height
  • Manual Action Offers Easy, Foot-Pedal Operation
  • [FL-0168]
Used Mobile Industries BPS Series Scissor Lifts
Used Mobile Industries BPS Series Scissor Lifts
  • Improved Safety, Ergonomics, and Load Access
  • Battery Powered For Faster Lifting
  • Raise up to 50 loads on one charge
  • [FL-0169]
Used Pentalift DSL-Series Lift Tables
Used Pentalift DSL-Series Lift Tables
  • 6,000 lb. Loading Capacity
  • Cross Bracing Between Legs
  • Pre-Wired Motor Controls
  • Out of Stock
Used Southworth PalletPal Roll-In (ROLL-E)
Used Southworth PalletPal Roll-In (ROLL-E)
  • Hand Pallet Truck Accessible
  • Capacity: 2200 Lb.
  • Platform Size: 49" x 57"
  • Out of Stock
Used Metalsystem MS Series Scissor Lift Tables
Used Metalsystem MS Series Scissor Lift Tables
  • Ergonomic Platform For Loads Up To 4,400 Lbs.
  • Great Choice For Variable Work Height Applications
  • Maximize Employee Efficiency With Load Leveling
  • Out of Stock

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We Buy Used Warehouse Equipment

Are you moving or liquidating your facility and looking to sell your used warehouse equipment or material? American Surplus Inc. can help! American Surplus Inc. offers a purchasing program for new and used warehouse and material handling equipment. Learn more about our purchasing program online or call our sales office at (800) 876-3736 to get started.

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About Lift Tables

A lift table is a device that utilizes a scissor mechanism to raise product, pallet loads, etc. Applications for used lift tables include pallet handling, vehicle loading, and positioning product to be worked on. Positioning product at the proper height to be worked on really helps reduce work related injuries because workers are no longer bending over or reaching up to work.

Lift tables are commonly powered using hydraulic cylinders that are pressurized via an electric pump. This actuates the scissor lifting mechanism, allowing the table to raise. There are also pneumatic lift tables, as well as hydraulic foot pumps for loads that are not very heavy. Manual lift tables are ideal for lighter loads, and we even stock manual lift table carts for added mobility, which makes for a great alternative to a battery stand for forklifts. American Surplus has a wide variety of used lift tables in stock for all of your material handling needs.

Lift tables are essential equipment for warehouses that deal with heavy loads. These tables are designed to move loads vertically, and they can be customized to suit various warehouse applications. A lift table consists of a platform that is supported by scissor lifts, hydraulic cylinders, or pneumatic cylinders. The platform is raised or lowered by activating the lift mechanism, allowing workers to load or unload materials at a comfortable height.

One of the primary benefits of lift tables is that they reduce the risk of injury among warehouse workers. By providing a safe and efficient way to move heavy loads, lift tables minimize the need for manual lifting, bending, and twisting, which can lead to strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal injuries. Lift tables also help workers maintain a comfortable working posture, reducing the risk of fatigue and other occupational health issues.

Another advantage of lift tables is that they can improve productivity and efficiency in the warehouse. With a lift table, workers can quickly and easily move materials to the desired height, reducing the time and effort required to complete tasks. Additionally, lift tables can be used in conjunction with other material handling equipment, such as conveyors and pallet jacks, to streamline workflow and improve material flow throughout the warehouse.

Used material handling equipment from ASI is tested and inspected prior to being sold to ensure your satisfaction. We also provide you with a 30 day ASI guarantee to make sure you get a used lift table that is working properly. Give our knowledgeable sales staff a call today to learn more about our current inventory of used lift tables, as well as our full selection of used lift equipment.

Call American Surplus today and let one of our knowledgeable sales associates at (800) 876-3736 or request a quote online. ASI guarantees you’ll find the solution for your warehouse at America’s largest material handling equipment supplier.

Advantages of Lift Tables

Lift tables offer various advantages in many industries and material handling operations. Here are some key benefits of using lift tables:

  • Ergonomics and Worker Safety: Lift tables improve worker safety and ergonomics by eliminating the need for manual lifting and bending. They provide a stable and adjustable platform that allows workers to position the load at an optimal height, reducing the risk of strain, injuries, and fatigue.
  • Versatility and Flexibility: Lift tables are highly versatile and can be used for a wide range of applications. They can handle various loads, including pallets, equipment, machinery, and materials of different sizes, shapes, and weights. Lift tables can be customized with different platform sizes, weight capacities, and lifting heights to suit specific requirements.
  • Efficient and Precise Load Positioning: Lift tables allow for precise positioning of loads at desired heights. This is particularly beneficial for tasks such as assembly lines, workstations, and production processes where accurate positioning are required for efficient and effective operations.
  • Improved Productivity: By providing a stable and adjustable working platform, lift tables enhance productivity in material handling tasks. They minimize the time and effort required to position loads, reducing manual labor, and streamlining workflow. This leads to increased efficiency and throughput in operations.
  • Maximize Space: Lift tables can help optimize space utilization in warehouses, production facilities, and other work environments. They allow for vertical lifting, enabling the stacking or storage of materials at different levels. This helps maximize storage capacity, especially in areas with limited floor space.
  • Enhanced Load Safety: Lift tables are designed to securely hold and stabilize loads during lifting and lowering operations. This reduces the risk of load shifts, damage to goods, and workplace accidents. Many lift tables also feature safety features such as safety barriers, non-slip platforms, and emergency stop buttons for added protection.
  • Economical: Lift tables can lead to cost savings in several ways. By improving worker safety, they help reduce healthcare and workers' compensation costs. Lift tables also contribute to operational efficiency, reducing labor requirements and improving overall productivity. Additionally, they can minimize product damage and losses, resulting in cost savings.
  • Compliance with Regulations: Lift tables are designed to meet safety standards and regulations, ensuring compliance with workplace safety guidelines. This helps organizations avoid fines, penalties, and legal issues related to worker safety and material handling practices.

Lift Tables Applications

Lift tables have a wide range of applications across numerous industries. Here are some common applications where lift tables are used:

  • Material Handling: Lift tables are commonly used for material handling tasks, such as loading and unloading trucks, transferring goods between different levels or conveyor systems, and positioning materials or products at ergonomic workstations. They facilitate efficient movement of heavy or bulky items in warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities.
  • Assembly and Production Lines: Lift tables are utilized in assembly and production lines to position components, tools, or workpieces at an appropriate height for workers. They enable easy access, ergonomic work conditions, and precise positioning, contributing to improved productivity and quality in manufacturing processes.
  • Warehousing and Logistics: Lift tables play a crucial role in warehousing and logistics operations. They are used for stacking and unstacking pallets, order picking, and optimizing storage space by enabling vertical stacking of goods. Lift tables aid in loading and unloading trucks, containers, or railcars, making the handling of goods more efficient and safer.
  • Retail and E-commerce: Lift tables are utilized in the retail industry, particularly in distribution centers and warehouses, to handle inventory, palletized goods, and packages. They enable efficient sorting, packaging, and order fulfillment processes, ensuring smooth operations in the supply chain for both traditional retail and e-commerce businesses.
  • Automotive and Manufacturing: Lift tables are widely used in the automotive industry and manufacturing plants for tasks like lifting vehicles or heavy machinery, providing access to undercarriages for maintenance or repair work, and facilitating assembly or disassembly of large components.
  • Maintenance and Service: Lift tables find application in maintenance and service industries, such as in workshops, garages, and repair facilities. They are used to raise vehicles, equipment, or machinery to a comfortable working height, enabling technicians to perform inspections, repairs, or maintenance tasks with ease.

Lift Tables Manufacturers

  • Southworth Products Corp.
  • Presto Lifts Inc.
  • Advance Lifts Inc.
  • Bishamon Industries Corporation
  • Pentalift Equipment Corporation
  • PFlow Industries Inc.
  • Total Warehouse Equipment & Supply

Lift Tables are Also Known As

  • Scissor Lifts
  • Hydraulic Lifts
  • Platform Lifts
  • Material Lifts
  • Work Positioners
  • Vertical Lifts
  • Industrial Lifts
  • Warehouse Lifts
  • Pallet Lifts
  • Loading Dock Lifts

Lift Tables Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a lift table?
A: A lift table is a mechanical device that uses a scissor mechanism or hydraulic system to raise and lower a platform. It is designed to lift and position heavy loads at various heights, providing a stable and adjustable working surface for material handling tasks.

Q: What are the different types of lift tables available?
A: There are various types of lift tables available, including hydraulic lift tables, pneumatic lift tables, scissor lift tables, electric lift tables, and manual lift tables. Each type has its own features, lifting capacities, and control mechanisms, allowing for customization to specific applications and requirements.

Q: What is the weight capacity and lifting height options for lift tables?
A: The weight capacity and lifting height options for lift tables can vary depending on the manufacturer and model. Lift tables can typically handle loads ranging from a few hundred pounds to several thousand pounds, with lifting heights that can extend from a few inches to several feet.

Q: What industries use lift tables?
A: Lift tables are used in a wide range of industries and applications, including warehousing, manufacturing, logistics, automotive, construction, retail, healthcare, and more. They are commonly employed for tasks such as loading/unloading, assembly lines, workstations, material positioning, and ergonomic work surface adjustment.

Q: What safety features are typically included with lift tables?
A: Lift tables often come with various safety features to ensure worker safety. These may include safety trip bars, safety skirts or barriers, emergency stop buttons, anti-slip platforms, velocity fuses to prevent sudden descents, and overload protection. It is important to follow proper safety guidelines and training when operating lift tables.

Q: What are the advantages of using a lift table?
A: Some advantages of using a lift table include improved worker safety, enhanced productivity, ergonomic work positioning, versatility in handling different loads, space optimization, and precise load positioning. Lift tables also help reduce manual lifting and bending, leading to a decrease in workplace injuries and fatigue.