platform lift meaning
A special type of elevator that raises or lowers a person over a small vertical distance; especially used where required by the Americans with Disabilities Act or where a ramp or conventional elevator would be impractical.
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- Two, generally, equipped with a truck with a platform lift.
- Access Industries makes stairway lifts, vertical and inclined platform lifts, and residential elevators.
- In 1999, Braun acquired Crow River Industries, a specialized manufacturer of wheelchair platform lifts.
- It also has two further rooms for hire upstairs, and there is a platform lift for disabled access.
- Within a few swings, the gondola moves into a controlled stop as the loading platform lifts back into place.