scissor legs

scissor legs

Etymology: L, scindere, to cut; ONorse, leggr
legs that are crossed because of a disorder of the adductor muscles of the thigh or a deformity of the hip.
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All models are built with heavy-duty structural tube scissor legs and torque tubes for maximum stability and minimum deflection.
To minimize deflection and safe handling of off-center loads, the lift is supported by rectangular, structural-tube, scissor legs.
As the large screens began to flash the band''s familiar scissor legs logo, the stage was set for Scissor Sisters to take gig-goers on their renowned rollercoaster ride.
They also feature extra-wide bases for added stability, heavy-duty torque tubes, and fully profiled scissor legs for maximum strength.
They also feature extrawide bases for added stability, heavy-duty torque tubes, and fully profiled scissor legs for maximum strength.
Other highlights include heavy-gauge steel forks and scissor legs, 7-inch articulated steer wheels that maintain floor contact for easy maneuvering, and wheel bearings that lower rolling resistance and provide smooth, quiet operation.
The lift features three individual sets of scissor legs synchronized with a geared, flowed divider and powered by a three-phase, 10-horsepower remote power unit.
Features include centralized location of control buttons, cylinder construction, 47-inch long forks, and tandem wheels on scissor legs.
Features include heavy-gauge steel forks and scissor legs, a hydraulic pump tested to more than 1 million cycles, and steer and load wheels made of compounds and bearings that lower rolling resistance and noise.
These pan-type units have a long reach-over due to the scissor legs and the absence of a turntable requires the worker to reach across or walk around the unit for loading/unloading.
According to the manufacturer, the design uses a symmetrical thrust cylinder positioning which enables equal pushing pressure to be applied to each of the scissor legs.