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Meclift variable reach trucks - attachments for various lift tasks

Thursday, 20 September 2012 ( #583 )
Meclift 161R series with double fork system
An important lifting attachment of the Meclift ML1612R series is the double fork system that offers many benefits when loading and unloading containers or trailers.
Meclift 161R series with double fork system An important lifting attachment of the Meclift ML1612R series is the double fork system that offers many benefits when loading and unloading containers or trailers.
Meclift variable reach trucks, available exclusively in Africa from materials handling specialists,
Big Lift Trucks, are designed for swift, efficient and safe goods and equipment handling in diverse industries.
"Unlike conventional forklift trucks, this robust Meclift ML1612R series, which has a lift height of 6m, is able to drive into containers or reach inside a container for easy loading and unloading," says Ken Mouritzen, Big Lift Trucks. "These compact reach trucks increase efficiency and safety during materials handling procedures and also reduce operating times." There are various kinds of lifting attachments available for Meclift variable reach trucks that enhance the performance, efficiency and safety of these multipurpose machines. For example, a Meclift ML1612R fitted with a coil ram or coil clamp, can efficiently and safely handle steel coils or rolls of wire up to 16 000 kg. By combining the strength of these coil handling attachments and the extended reaching ability of these reach trucks, cargo handling operations are safer, faster and more cost efficient.
Meclift 161R series with coil ram
A Meclift ML1612R fitted with a coil ram can efficiently and safely handle steel coils up to 16 000 kg.
Meclift 161R series with coil ram A Meclift ML1612R fitted with a coil ram can efficiently and safely handle steel coils up to 16 000 kg.
Another important lifting attachment of the Meclift ML1612R series is the double fork system that enhances the flexibility and performance of goods handling. This special double fork attachment offers many benefits when loading and unloading containers or trailers. For example, four pallets or a similar load can be easily handled at the same time and it is possible to fully load a 20 ft container with only two lifts. The weight of the load is not a problem because these double forks can handle the same maximum load of 16 tons, which is the lifting capacity of the machine. Double forks use the same fixing points as normal forks, which means switching between the two is effortless. Fork positioning can be altered from inside the cabin, without the operator having to get out to manually adjust the gap between the forks. Meclift air cargo pallet forks ensure efficient and effortless cargo handling at airports. Lifting booms are designed to handle extra long objects in confined spaces, especially inside containers. The Meclift ML3012RC series, with a lifting capacity of 30 tons, is designed for handling heavier loads and can also reach inside containers. When equipped with the loading box attachment, loading of aluminium bundles into a container is highly efficient. The dimensions of these loading boxes can be tailor made according to specific needs. The design of this patented tool prevents scratching and bending of goods.
Meclift 161R series with coil clamps
The Meclift ML1612R series is fitted with coil clamps to load and unload containers or trailers
Meclift 161R series with coil clamps The Meclift ML1612R series is fitted with coil clamps to load and unload containers or trailers
Meclift variable reach trucks are powered by a diesel engine and are economical to run, requiring minimal maintenance. The lifting carriage has a hydraulic side shift for accurate and effortless positioning. The cabin's hydraulic vertical movement facility of 650 mm enables the operator to comfortably drive into a container. Air-conditioning, heating and radio are standard features for the Meclift range. Horizontal booms extend the performance of these machines and also ensure excellent visibility for the operator. By extending, lifting and lowering these booms, containers, materials and equipment can be safely handled at a distance from the cabin. These reach trucks are also able to stack empty 20 ft containers three high, from fork pockets. Other safety features include service, parking and emergency brakes. Camera sets, extra cooling systems and diesel particle filters are options available to meet exact requirements. Big Lift Trucks, which supplies a diverse range of materials handling equipment throughout Africa, also offers a technical advisory, spare parts and support service. Operator training and a condition monitoring service for equipment are also provided.
Big Lift Trucks
Mr Clinton van den berg, Products Manager
PO Box 12392, Jacobs, 4026 South Africa
Tel +27 31 274 8270 Fax: +27 31 205 8002
Email:clinton@biglift.co.za Website: www.biglifttrucks.com

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