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Danfoss Updates Programming Platform for Intelligent Control Systems

Date: 30-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Danfoss released their latest version of PLUS+1 GUIDE and Service Tool, version 10.1.

The PLUS+1 platform helps overcome programming challenges and time-consuming parts of building intelligent control systems into machines. This platform allows users to leverage engineering expertise to accelerate development.

Version 10.1 features an enhanced screen editor allowing for faster UI creation with the updates to the configure object interface. The STRING data type is now supported for a number of GUIDE components along with debugging and Service Tool support.

Manitou Introduces Three 74-Hp Telehandler Models

Date: 22-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitou MTA Easy74 telehandler

WEST BEND, Wis. – Manitou unveiled the 74-hp MTA Easy74 telehandler range for the North American market, which includes three models: the MTA 6642 Easy74, the MTA 8044 Easy74, and the MTA 10055 Easy74.

Pettibone Enhances Design With Extendo 944X Telehandler

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Pettibone telehandler

BARAGA, Mich. — Pettibone’s next-generation Extendo 944X telehandler provides several new design updates.

With its newly designed boom, the 944X offers maximum lift capacity of 9,000 lbs., max forward reach of 30 ft., and max lift height of 44’6”. Its formed boom plates adds strength while reducing weight. The design also minimizes boom deflection for more control and accuracy when placing loads.

Skid-Lift Introduces Two Lightweight Models

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Skid-Lift 1530s

Skid-Lift is offering two new Standard models, the 1530S and 2030S, which are lighter weight  than its flagship 2030E HD model.

Unlike the 2030E HD, the 1530S and 2030S models do not offer side tilt or a deck extension. There is also only one attach plate on the side of these models as opposed to two on the HD model. This allows the reduction in weight and costs, while still offering all the benefits of a Skid-Lift: a safe working platform, the ability to work on uneven terrain, ease of use, simple setup, and easy transportation.

Dieci Introduces Fixed, Rotating Telehandlers

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Dieci telehandler

Dieci unveiled two new telehandlers at Intermat in Paris, a fixed Icarus 50.18 model and a rotating Pegasus 50.26 model.

Known as the I11.60 for the U.S. market, the 50.18 features a new cab with increased visibility and a new chassis with a modular development that brings a standardization of its components to reduce maintenance costs. It includes a low-noise 85.1-kW Kubota engine, new hydraulic system, and new Dieci software for its hydrostatic transmission with full electronic control.

Grayhill’s New Touch Encoder Development Kit Simplifies User-Input Devices

Date: 11-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Grayhill Touch Encoder Development Kit

LAGRANGE, Ill. – Grayhill Inc. introduced the Touch Encoder Development Kit, which provides product development engineers simplified designs for off-highway markets to replace traditional user-input devices with its tap, swipe, and turn functions.

Designers use an intuitive tablet development app that allows them to personalize multi-touch gestures, generate images, and customize the display. They can also use Trigger Logic, which eliminates the need for a software engineer to configure the device.

JCB Eliminates Aftertreatment From 12K-Lb. Telehandler

Date: 10-05-2018 / Author: kscally
JCB 512-56 Telehandler

SAVANNAH, Ga. — JCB introduced its 512-56 Loadall telescopic handler with a 74-hp JCB EcoMAX engine, claiming it is the world’s first 12,000-lb. telehandler that requires no diesel particulate filter (DPF), no diesel engine fluid (DEF), and no other engine aftertreatment. 

The new 74-hp 512-56 telehandler incorporates the high-torque 74-hp JCB EcoMAX engine from the company’s 510-56 telehandler, with enhancements to achieve 14% more available power and an 11% increase in power-to-weight ratio. 

Genie Previews Lift Contact Alarm During National Safety Stand-Down Week

Date: 08-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm

REDMOND, Wash. – As part of OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Week from May 7-11, Genie revealed a prototype of the Lift Guard Contact Alarm system for Genie GS slab scissor lifts and Genie GR, GRC, and QS vertical masts.

The system is an electronic secondary guarding solution designed to activate when an obstruction makes contact with an activation whisker mounted to the lift’s platform guardrails, alerting operators, occupants, and ground personnel to a potential hazard.

Haulotte’s Diagnostic App Now on Google Play, App Store

Date: 04-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Haulotte’s Diag, a free diagnostic application that allows wireless access for maintenance technicians to program, troubleshoot, calibrate, and generally diagnose nearly all Haulotte machines with their own devices, is now available for download on Apple and Android devices. 

The app aims to reduce intervention time in the event of breakdown and improve productivity by allowing technicians to find the right repair solution in all circumstances.

Haulotte Introduces First Boom Lifts in Electric-Powered Shift of Machines

Date: 02-05-2018 / Author: kscally
HA20 LE

Haulotte announced at Intermat that the company will be changing its focus to developing primarily electric-powered lifting and material handling equipment, introducing its first battery-operated articulating boom lifts as part of its “Pulseo” generation of machines.

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