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The Most Annoying Lift Habits

Sometimes, when travelling in an elevator, things happen that make our blood pressure rise just as quickly as the lift itself. Being in a confined space means that there are plenty of little things that can raise our stress levels and pump up our frustration. We’ve taken a look at the habits that people find …

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The Difference Between Elevators and Dumbwaiters

  Here at Sheridan Lifts, we have an extensive working knowledge of everything there is to know about the lift industry. In fact, despite the major differences between the two machines, we often find that people get confused between elevators and dumbwaiters. In order to clear up any confusion, we have decided to address the …

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Understanding the Possible Applications for Your Lift

When choosing a lift for your business it is imperative that you understand what the lifts intended purposes are. Lifts such as table and platform lifts can have more applications than you initially think, including, but not limited to loading and unloading, palletising, machining, transferring between conveyor elevations and maintaining ergonomic work heights. Before deciding …

Different Ways In Which Hydraulic Lifts Work

Hydraulic systems allow for serious heavy lifting to be done. They are utilised in passenger lifts as well as product lifts and even vehicle lifts as a highly efficient method of transferring both passengers and products between levels. With so many different types of hydraulic lift systems to choose from, it can be challenging to …

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Reasons to Buy a Service Lift

For businesses that are involved in the service industry, there are certain lifts that can make a real difference when it comes to efficiency and productivity in the workplace. After all, it is important to embrace the advancements in technology or risk being left behind. Here at Sheridan Lifts, we believe that service lifts are …

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Industrial Lifts and How to Use Them

Plants and Warehouses are constantly updating their tools and equipment to make their workforce more efficient and safer than ever before. Industrial lift tables are a useful tool that you may want to deploy in your operation – here’s why. From ergonomic benefits to the efficiency in moving products of different sizes and weights easily, …

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Physical Disabilities That Affect People’s Mobility

Physical disabilities affect many people on a temporary or permanent basis. Whilst some physical disabilities have available tests, most are often diagnosed through observations of a person’s development, behaviour and physical capabilities. There are many types of physical disabilities that can affect an individual’s physical capacity or mobility; they can include inherited or genetic disorders, …

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Can Dumbwaiters Be Aesthetically Pleasing?

As a piece of machinery, it is hard to imagine that a service lift like a dumbwaiter could be an aesthetical addition to a property. After all, they are usually installed in hidden locations like the kitchen. With this said, the team here at Sheridan Lifts believe that the dumbwaiter has some potential when it …

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What To Consider When Buying A Lift Table

Industrial lifts come in many different shapes and sizes; so many different shapes and sizes that it can sometimes be quite overwhelming trying to figure out which one would suit your business best. When it comes to making your selection, make sure you consider the following questions: What is being lifted? What is the application? …

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What Is A Supplementary Test And A Thorough Examination?

All in-service lifts that a business has should be subjected to regular supplementary tests. These tests have been designed by a Review Committee comprising owners, users, lift manufacturers, lift maintenance companies, inspection bodies, lift consultants, enforcement authorities and other professional bodies and chaired by the Health and Safety Executive. Who Carries Out The Supplementary Test? …