Heavy-lifting four-post lift

John G Smith

Stertil-Koni‘s ST 4600 four-post lift has a 132,000-pound capacity — making it a fit for lifting oversized vehicles such as fire and rescue equipment, construction and mining machinery, and military vehicles.

The lift has a 36’3″ runway length and a low drive-on height, the latter of which is important when working on vehicles with a low ground clearance. It can also handle various wheelbases and raise vehicles 74 inches in 190 seconds.

In terms of safety features, each post has a height measuring device and an electromechanical fall safety system, or “safety catch”.

The lift is certified to meet ANSI/ALI ALCTV provisions and also an automatic overload protection device.

Since the ST4600 has a cylinder in every post, no chains or cables are included. Other features include an internal airline kit and optional jacking beams that can lift axles off the runways, providing wheels-free access.

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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