Posted on February 2, 2021

COLD WEATHER OPERATIONS

COLD WEATHER OPERATIONS

This time of year we get multiple phone calls asking about our equipment works in the cold weather. If you are working with a SmartLift or Spydercrane this winter see these tips and tricks below:

 

SPYDECRANE 295 COLD WEATHER OPERATIONS:

When operating a spydercrane in temperatures below 32 degrees you will want to do the following:

  • Spray WD40 in choke and throttle cables to prevent freezing
  • Plug in cold weather pack- (Keeps Hydraulic Oil Warm)
  • Keep inside overnight if possible
  • Run on gas instead of propane

SMARTLIFT COLD WEATHER OPERATIONS

  • SmartLifts can not work in tempuratures below -10 degrees
  • When working in cold tempuratures make sure there is no frost on the glass 
  • Batteries will need to be charged sooner than in warmer temps
  • Store machines inside overnight
  • SL1008 may move slower when starting if storged in temps below 32 degrees

 

 

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