Portable Four Post Lift for Assembly Work on NASA Space Station Freedom

Portable Four Post Lift for Assembly Work on NASA Space Station Freedom

Overview

Handling Specialty designed and manufactured a 6,000 lb. capacity lift which was used by NASA in the construction of space station Freedom (which became the International Space Station).

Used to transport workers and materials, the four post mechanical screw lift  featured an inherently self-locking drive, 100% level lifting, zero creep and mechanically synchronized motion.  The lift was also fully portable, and was moved by a combination of retractable wheels and precision-based levelling pads.  

 

Features

  • Four post lift, fully portable
  • Lifts raise technician to elevated platforms to work on components of Space Station
  • Used in assembly and servicing of Space Station
  • Fully portable by the use of retractable wheels and levelling pads

 

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