The University of Cincinnati's Music Conservatory contacted Handling Specialty to custom design and manufacture a hydraulic scissor lift to convey props/set pieces to the conservatory‚Äôs upper level, while also being used as a 10,000 lb capacity rollover access to the stage in the lowered position.  When not in use, this pit-mounted lift remains in the fully raised position.


  • 10,000 lbs. capacity, hydraulic actuation, 119.5" x 189.75", 32" vertical travel
  • Hydraulically actuated lock-up legs, double acting cylinders, safety touch bars at ends
  • Adjustable mechanical down stops  
  • Quiet power unit
  • PLC used for sequencing movements of the lift and lock-up legs

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