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Scissor Lifts

  1. A compact hydraulic power unit with transparent tank for easy oil level checking. The hydraulic unit is as standard provided with an overflow valve. Suction and return filters are built in the tank to minimise noise. The unit is IP65 with the motor IP55, splash and drip-proof.
  2. The square steel structure profile of the scissor arms gives superior lateral stability. Long bearings at all moving parts reduces bearing load; this, together with grease nipples for all pivot points and anodised pins, gives extended equipment life
  3. Precision machined scissors arm pivot centres and machined profiled arms ensure smooth performance and geometrical motion accuracy.
  4. Aluminium profiled safety frame to reduce the risk of entrapment.
  5. Engine with protection class IP55.
  6. Cylinders are provided with cushioning to give bumpfree closing. Each cylinder is fitted with a hose burst valve to ensure immediate stop in the event of pipe or hose rupture.
  7. Double sheer rollers ensures perfect load balancing and eliminates transverse loads thus extending the poerational life. All rollers are anodised.
  8. Upper travel limit switch with easy adjustment of stroke.
  9. Safety props for service and maintenance work.
  10. Adjustable compensated flow control valve ensures constant lowering speed regardless of load.
  11. Quick-change anodised pivot pins and bushes provide easy servicing of the lift table equipment.
  12. CE-marked.

Standard Equipment Includes

  • Electric components with protection class IP55

  • 24 V control voltage

  • Push-button box with 3m cable

  • Constant pressure push button controls

  • Motor protection to prevent overheating

  • Lifting eye bolts/lugs for easy installation/transport

  • Service hatch on the platform for lift tables exceeding 3 ton capacity

We offer all types of scissor lifts, scissor tables and scissor trolleys, we are based on the herts / essex border just outside london.

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Mechanical Handling and Scissor Lifts


Products include single scissor, high lift, long load, low profile, loading dock, tilt table, U table with roller conveyor and vehicle lift. Standard and Bespoke Mechanical Handling and distribution solutions to a wide variety of industries.

Scissor Lifts

Birch Engineering offers a wide range of scissor lift tables to suite most applications ranging in capacities of 150kg to 50000 kg in over 60 standard sizes as well as offering tables to customers own specification and a large range of options and accessories complete with a 2-year warranty. For more information, see our scissor lift page for a complete list of our different products.

Scissor trolleys

Birch Engineering offers the Marco MML mobile lift table / lift trolley. MML is an all in one load transporter and worktable with capacities from 150kg to 500kg. A mobile lift table, which can be used for the transportation and handling of goods or simply as a workbench for assembly, stacking or machine feeding operations. Click here for more information: MML technical specifications

Specialist Applications

Birch engineering offer a complete handling solutions from conveyor systems, goods and personnel lifts, winches , helicopter loaders and much more for most applications including hazardous area, food and aerospace industries. Designed to your specific requirements. Please contact us for further information or to discuss your requirements. Our products can be found in a wide range of applications from food, automotive to aerospace, offshore and defence. Please contact us for further advise information or a quotation.

Mechanical Handling Equipment

Specialists in mechanical handling equipment, scissor lifts and scissor tables

Birch Engineering based in Hertfordshire specialise in the manufacture distribution and installation of a wide range of mechanical handling equipment. Including scissor trolleys, scissor lifts, scissor tables, conveyor systems, loading docks with and without lifts.

The types of products offered are single scissor, high lift, long load, low profile, loading dock, tilt table, U table with roller conveyor and vehicle lift. All scissor lifts and scissor tables are manufactured with high quality components to enhance reliability, durability and safety in operation.

Offering Both Standard and Bespoke Mechanical Handling and distribution solutions to a wide variety of industries including Food, Automotive and Aerospace industries.


  • conveyor systems

  • loading docks tables

  • conveyor systems

  • scissor lifts

  • scissor trolleys

  • scissor tables