Utilift MF 540 SD


The Utilift MF 540 SD is a battery-electric scissor lifter offering reliable performance for all lifting and installation needs in underground mining up to 6.5 m high. A 4.5-tonne maximum lifting capacity and 4.5 meters maximum platform height enable the installation of even the heaviest mine ventilation fans. Three available platform sizes with side shift provide complete drift coverage from single setup practically in all kinds of mine headings. The work can be accomplished safely, efficiently and comfortably from the level work deck, elevated to an optimum work height. Optional remote drive system provides fully new type efficiency into installation and assembly works in underground mines. Utilift 540 SD can be equipped with a large variety of different accessories. The MF 540 SD has a FOPS/ROPS approved, ergonomic cabin and comes with several safety features and a front axle suspension system as standard.

Battery-electric scissor lifter ensures safe operation with zero local emissions.

Key specification

  • Battery-electric scissor lifter
  • Lifting capacity: Up to 4.5 tonnes
  • Max. lifting height: 4.5 m
  • Tramming height: 2.7 m



  • FOPS/ROPS approved cabin
  • Improved visibility with maximized window area and heated wide-angle mirrors
  • Cabin door interlock switches with safety brake application as standard
  • Optional reversing camera system for superior reversing visibility
  • No diesel fumes or hot exhaust gases
  • Almost no surface heat
  • SAHR, fail-safe safety brakes
  • Optional safety roof or bar for the platform


  • Zero local emissions
  • Decreased ventilation need

Ergonomics and operator environment

  • New Normet cabin designed with ergonomics and safety as the priority
  • New advanced front axle suspension system
  • No harmful underground diesel particles
  • Air conditioning and cabin heating
  • Low noise levels
  • One-pedal driving
  • Multifunctional display with access to key driving information
  • Air-suspended T-back driver’s seat with 3-point seat belt

Productivity and efficiency

  • Fast charging capable
  • Up to 50 % energy recuperation during downhill driving and deacceleration
  • Long-life industrial grade Li-ion batteries
  • Powerful direct-drive architecture for over 100 % higher uphill tramming speeds
  • Longer service intervals than diesel equivalents
  • Multiple different platform options available and they all include side shifting function
  • Optional remote drive system
  • Many process accessories such as fan rack, hydraulic pipe lifters, crane, welding kit and scaling bars with rack available


Utilift MF 540 SD

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