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How Much Does a Scissor Lift Weigh?

There are many types of scissor lifts, such as slab or RT (rough terrain) scissor lifts. They can range in height, size, and weight. Choosing the right scissor lift based on your needs is important as it will change these variables.

Hy-Brid Lifts Features & Benefits: Lightweight

We purposefully designed Hy-Brid Lifts to be as light weight as possible. That means lower floor load pressures per unit and more scissor lifts per floor.

6 Ways to Promote Your Rental Business

Are you looking to promote your equipment rental business? From location to your target audience, how you promote your business can determine its success. In this article, we'll share tips and strategies on how to promote your equipment rental business and achieve success.

Benefits of Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries provides a maintenance-free, better return on investment, and more efficient battery solution. Keep reading to find out more about why lithium-ion is the best battery for your scissor lift.

Lithium Vs. AGM Vs. Lead Acid Batteries

There are three type of batteries available for your scissor lifts lead acid, AGM, and lithium ion. Each battery choice has its pros and cons which will impact the machine's cost and performance. Making an informed decision to choose the right battery can help you increase your ROI.

Why Do Electricians Love Hy-Brid Lifts?

Compact yet spacious. Lightweight yet powerful. Our lifts are designed to help electricians get more done and stay safe at height.

Why Buy Hy-Brid Lifts?

We could list reasons all day, but here are the top five ways our machines can help you elevate performance both on the rental yard and the jobsite.

Why Do HVAC Technicians Love Hy-Brid Lifts?

HVAC work is difficult enough. Don't let your equipment add to the challenge. Hy-Brid Lifts are designed to help you get more done on the jobsite.

Scissor Lift Lingo

Not sure what a term means? Want to refresh your lift knowledge? Take a brief look through our glossary and stay up-to-date.

Why Do Drywallers Love Hy-Brid Lifts?

See why Hy-Brid Lifts are the perfect tool for drywalling products. Our platform capacities, compact design, and easy platform access help you get more done.

Why Painters Love Hy-Brid Lifts

Find out how our electric scissor lift machines are helping painters get more done at height in less time.

5 Things to Know About Hy-Brid Lifts

You may think you know scissor lifts, but you've never seen lifts like these. See why Hy-Brid Lifts are the perfect fit for every work at height application.

Construction Industry Year in Review 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, let's look back on some of the trends that shaped the industry, and what we can expect in 2022.

Why Buy American-Made Products?

The American flag is more than just a decal on the side of our machines. It's our commitment to supporting our customers, community, and the environment.

History of Scissor Lifts

To understand where scissor lifts are going, we must first understand where they've been. Walk through a brief history of these machines from patent to product.

Scissor Lift Height Comparison

Which scissor lifts need folding rails? We looked at 12 different models to see which ones can fit through a standard doorway without modification.

The Pros & Cons of Renting vs. Buying Scissor Lifts

Not sure whether renting or buying scissor lifts is right for your business? We created the ultimate rent vs. buy guide to make your decision a little easier.

Scissor Lift Platform Capacities by Brand

Which scissor lift is the strongest? We took a look at 29 different slab scissors to determine who packs the most punch.

What is Floor Load & How Do Scissor Lifts Stack Up?

Floor load is more than an industry buzzword. Find out what it is, why it matters, and how different scissor lift manufacturers compare.

4 Reasons Why Scissor Lifts Need LeakGuard Protection

Stricter jobsite regulations are forcing contractors to rethink their scissor lift leak prevention systems. See why LeakGuard is the best option on the market!

Types of Scissor Lifts

You're probably familiar with the different kinds of aerial work platforms, but did you know there's different kinds of scissor lifts? Learn more!

What Can Higher Scissor Lift Capacities Do for You?

Platform capacity is so much more than a number on the specs sheet. See how our industry-leading lift capacity can make the difference on your next project.

Why Zero-Turn Scissor Lifts Are Better Than Vertical Mast Lifts

See how vertical mast lifts and zero-turn scissor lifts compare to choose the aerial platform solution that's right for you.

8 Hy-Brid Lifts Features That Elevate Operator Performance

Hy-Brid Lifts are built with operators in mind. Learn more about our features that maximize time, increase safety, and boost productivity on jobsites.

3 Scissor Lift Floor Protection Options

Avoid messy hydraulic leaks and reduce rework costs with these scissor lift floor protection options.

Types of MEWPs

Choosing the right lift for the job can be tricky, but it doesn’t have to be. We broke down the different types of MEWPs to get you started.

How is Hy-Brid Lifts Zero-Turn Function Different from Standard Drive Systems?

Zero-Turn Series scissor lifts feature a unique zero-turn drive system capable of navigating tight areas not accessible with standard drive lifts.

What's the Difference Between Early Model Hy-Brid Lifts & Current Generation Models?

We made a lot of changes to our HB Series 2 machines, including a new name and paint job. Check out the redesign here!

How to Choose the Right Scissor Lift

Selecting the right scissor lift is critical to creating a safe and efficient work environment. Check out this guide to get started!

How Does Scissor Lift Weight Impact Productivity?

Choosing lightweight scissor lifts can save you time and money. Learn how scissor lift weight impacts productivity here!

What's the Difference Between Hydraulic & Electric Powered Scissor Lifts?

Discover the benefits of choosing an electric drive and steer scissor lift over a hydraulic powered scissor lift.

The Hidden Cost of Folding Rails on Scissor Lifts

Do you know how much folding rails on 19 ft scissor lifts actually cost? Here's a hint: it's more than currency.

4 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Lift for Painting

Finding the best scissor lift for painters is easier than you think. Here’s four key questions to consider when choosing a lift for painting.

5 Reasons to Buy American-Made Hy-Brid Lifts

Custom Equipment, LLC takes pride in supporting local communities. That's why all Hy-Brid Lifts are 100% made in American, by American workers.

How Does Lead Time Affect Your Business?

Long supplier lead times hurt your business. Find out how made in America Hy-Brid Lifts can reduce lead times and keep your next project running smoothly.

Experience Total Control with Zero-Turn Series Lifts

The Hy-Brid Lifts Zero-Turn Series provides productivity enhancing total control to MEWP operators.

Zero-Turn Series Features & Benefits

Hy-Brid Lifts Zero-Turn Series scissor lifts offer exceptional maneuverability, precision control, and low floor load pressures to access more jobsites.

Pro Series Features & Benefits

Have you met the Hy-Brid Lifts Pro Series? These scissor lifts offer endless benefits for a variety of jobsites. Learn more here!

What's the Difference Between the HB-1430 & Other Low-Level Scissor Lifts?

We compared the Hy-Brid Lifts HB-1430 to other low-level access platforms to find out which is the best MEWP. Needless to say, the HB-1430 doesn't disappoint.

Why Low-Level Scissor Lifts Are the Right Fit for Indoor Contracting Jobs

Low-level scissor lifts offer increased safety, productivity, and profits in indoor workspaces. Learn more about how these lifts can save you time and money.

What is Low-Level Access?

How do low-level access lifts stack up to 19 ft scissor lifts? We've defined both to help you make the decision that's right for the job.

Why Use a Scissor Lift

Want to increase productivity and drive down costs? Discover the benefits of choosing a scissor lift over a mast style lift for your next industrial project.

Applications for Hy-Brid Lifts

Discover some of the construction uses and industrial applications for Hy-Brid Lifts by Custom Equipment.

EksoZeroG & Hy-Brid Lifts

Want a better way to reduce operator fatigue? Hy-Brid Lifts partnered with Ekso Bionics to make our scissor lifts compatible with the innovative EksoZeroG.

The HB-1230 vs. Mast Style Lifts

Need more working space? What about additional lifting capacity? Learn how the Hy-Brid Lifts HB-1230 scissor lift compares to mast style lifts.

The HB-1430 vs. Standard 19 FT Scissor Lifts

Do you have the right working height for the job? Do you need more lifting capacity? See how Hy-Brid Lifts HB-1430 compares to traditional 19 ft scissor lifts.

Benefits of Low-Level Scissor Lifts

Standard 19 ft scissor lifts aren't ideal for every application. Discover the benefits of using low-level access platforms for your construction projects today!

When Low-Level is the Right Level

When are low-level scissor lifts the right lifts to use? Hy-Brid Lifts provides a detailed guide to help you know when to use a low-level access scissor lift.

Hy-Brid Lifts Features & Benefits: Maintenance

Learn about what makes scissor lift maintenance so easy with Hy-Brid Lifts by Custom Equipment, LLC.

HB-1430 Features & Benefits: Wheels

One key feature of the Hy-Brid Lifts HB-1430 scissor lift is its unique wheel system. Learn more here!

Scissor Lift Tips for Painters

Increase productivity and work at height more confidently with these scissor lift tips for painters.




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