Articulating Boom Lifts for Sale (1,827)

If you’re looking for a versatile lift that will perform tasks in tight and difficult-to-reach spaces, browse United Rentals’ selection of used articulating boom lifts for sale below. Articulating boom lifts — also known as knuckle boom lifts — vary in size, mobility, fuel type, power type and portability, so you can select a knuckle boom that suits your project’s specific needs. If you're looking for an electric-powered articulating lift, United Rentals carries a variety of Genie Z boom lifts, as well as options from JLG and other trusted manufacturers. Reach out to one of our United Rentals sales experts to learn more about our fleet of articulated boom lifts for sale.

FAQs About Articulating Boom Lifts for Sale

What is an articulating boom lift?

  • Articulating boom lifts are a type of boom lift that offers maximum maneuverability. These machines feature arms with independent sections that move the work platform around and over obstacles.

What is a knuckle boom?

  • Articulating boom lifts — sometimes referred to as knuckle booms — use arms with sections separated by joints or “knuckles.” These lifts are ideal for tighter spaces that might be difficult to reach.

How do I operate an articulating boom lift?

  • Specific instructions depend on your machine and specific task. Always inspect the machine, review the owners manual and ensure the operator is properly trained and certified before operating a knuckle boom lift. Learn more about boom lift operator training and certification in United Academy. Use a properly adjusted harness any time you are using the work platform to lift an operator. Review additional safety tips from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) here.