- Aerial lift
Types of aerial lifts include:
Aerial tramway, with fixed cable for suspending the gondola and another cable to pull the gondola along the cable.
Funitel, with two moving loops of cable which support gondolas (gondolas attach to two cables each).
Gondola lift, a moving loop of cable with gondolas attached to the cable.
Funifor, two fixed cables for suspending the gondola, with another cable to pull the gondola along the cables.
(The above are often referred to as cable cars). Other types may include:
Chairlift, with a moving loop of cable with chairs permanently attached to the cable.
Detachable chairlift, a loop of cable moving at high speed, with chairs that can be clipped onto the cable at either station.Aerial lift is also a proper term used in industry for mechanical devices used to elevate workers. Also referred to as manlifts. MEWPs (Mobile elevated work platforms), cherry pickers, and bucket trucks.
Blondin (quarry equipment)
List of aerial lift manufacturers
*, another transportation technology
Cable car (disambiguation)
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