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Thursday, 18 March 2010 ( #453 )
Yale's zero turning radius
Yale's zero turning radius
Yale launches new electric rider forklifts GREENVILLE, NC, United States Yale Materials Handling Corp has launched the three-wheel ERP030-040VT and the four-wheel ERP030-040VF electric rider forklifts. Both models provide lifting capacities of 3,000 to 4,000lbs (1,361-1,814kg) and a zero turning radius. The forklifts are available with a 36- and 48-volt, low-maintenance AC traction and hydraulic motor. According to Yale, the forklifts' maneuverability is due to its zero-turn radius steer axles and dual AC drive motors. Mitsubishi introduces new IC forklifts Reading, United Kingdom Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks has introduced the next generation Grendia 1.5 to 5.5 tonne IC engine counterbalanced forklifts. General manager Mike Jones explains that Grendia is short for "green diamond". "Green symbolises our commitment to protecting the environment, while diamonds signify high quality," he says. There are 14 Grendia ES models with 1.5 to 3.5 tonne capacities, replacing the FD/FG15-35N series and 10 Grendia EX models with 4.0 to 5.5 tonne capacities, replacing and extending the FD/FG40-50K series. Nine new heavy duty forklifts from Hyster Fleet, United Kingdom Hyster Europe has launched a new range of 25-32 tonne heavy duty forklifts and dedicated container handlers for heavy industry and ports. The range includes four standard forklift models (H25XM-12, H28XM-12, H30XM-12, H32XM-12) with 25 to 32 tonne capacities at 1,200mm (3.9 foot) load centre. Three "ultra-compact" models (H25XMS-9, H30XMS-9, H32XMS-9), designed for tight spaces, have wheelbases between 3.655 and 3.935 metres (12.0 and.12.9 feet) There are two new container handlers (H28XM-16CH), H32XM-16CH) with a dedicated carriage for a container spreader. All the new models feature a QSC8.3 Cummins diesel engine that conforms to EC Tier 3 NRMM emissions standards.