Keeping your data centre maintained can be difficult at the best of times; however there are some options that can certainly help. One of those options that is available to you is the SL500 server lift. The old way of moving heavy rack mounted equipment was by man handling the equipment; however it is so much easier to use a mechanical server lift. The SL500 server lifter offers many benefits, here are a few.
The lifter can easily manage a 500lb lift; it also has a reach of 8 feet, which helps getting to higher U spaces within the racks. So with the height and weight statistics, the server lift can easily manage most servers. Of course, you are not limited to only utilizing the SL500 server lifter for servers, as you can also easily manage a number of other products that would be necessary to regularly lift, such as heavy batteries or UPSs.
You will also find that this server lifter is a very convenient choice as it has a rather slim footprint. The server lifter is only 24 inch wide, which means it can easily manoeuvre down slim isles and tight areas; it also means it does not take up much room whilst in storage or whilst being charged. The lift itself is less than 6 feet high, and although it has the ability to extend 8 feet, the fact that it is at a lower height while you were manoeuvring it makes it easier for you to see over or around the lift.
Of course, you’re not only going to enjoy the fact that this server lift helps you to put things in place easily; it also helps you to remove them from the racks as well. Simply manoeuvre the lift into the area and position the platform with the smart controls that are available on the lift. Once you are at the desired position, the server lifter side moving shelf assists with the final push in to the racks, and then just fasten the equipment in to the cabinet before moving the lifter away. This is not only an excellent way to remove the equipment from the area it is also one that helps to reduce the likelihood that injuries will occur from lifting these heavy items.
You do not require any specialist training to operate a server lift or indeed require any sore of licence, and the lifter come pre-assembled ready to go. You can easily request a quote for one of these items, and in a very short time you will be up and running with this impressive lift.
There is lots of equipment that are a must in data centres, the SL500 server lift should be one of those. It can provide you and your workforce with lots of benefits, as it takes care of the lifting and moving of these heavy servers for you.