New Products

MEC Releases Micro 26 Slab Scissor Lift

Date: 09-07-2019 / Author: abrumm

July 9, 2019 - MEC Aerial Work Platforms extended its micro scissors offering and line of DC electric slab scissors with the new Micro 26 slab scissor lift, which enables work up to a 32 ft. smaller footprint for easier access and maneuverability.

According to the company, MEC’s Micro 26 has a length of 74 in., putting it at the top of its height class with a compact size almost 2 ft. shorter than other 26 ft. scissor lifts in the market.

JLG Introduces Large Material Racks for Scissor Lifts

Date: 25-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
JLG Material Rack

June 25, 2019 — JLG Industries Inc. released material racks for large rough terrain (LRT) and rough terrain (RT) scissor lifts.

The racks allow operators to transport larger materials around the workplace in a safer and more organized manner.

Perkins Reveals Dual-Certified Twin-Turbo Engine

Date: 18-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
Perkins New Engine

June 18, 2019 - Perkins introduced the 2806J-E18TTA, a dual-certified engine that helps OEMs comply with both Tier 4 Final and Stage V’s most stringent emission requirements.

This means the model can be installed in products used in the EU and North America without modification.

MEC Aerial Work Platforms Releases Leak Containment System

Date: 18-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
Leak Containment System

June 18, 2019 - MEC Aerial Work Platforms announced the patent-pending Leak Containment System (LCS).

MEC investigated hydraulic oil leaks and found the majority come from the hydraulic motors on the front wheels that are constantly stressing the hoses with steering functions. MEC’s entire slab scissor line is direct electric drive, eliminating the drive wheels as a source of oil leaks. With a system of trays integrated into MEC slab scissor lifts to contain leaks, the LCS delivers a better solution to operating machines on surfaces that require protection.

Terex Introduces TL Series Aerials at EUFMC 2019

Date: 03-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
TL Series of aerial devices

June 3, 2019 – Terex Utilities expanded its TL Series of aerial devices at the 2019 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC) on June 3 with three new telescopic and material handling models designed for transmission work.

“Cost-effective mounting options, commonality of parts, and reduced maintenance features are ways TL transmission aerial devices deliver economical cost of ownership over the life of the equipment,” said Dan Brenden, director of engineering.

LineWise Releases TLL-500A Triple Line Lifter for Subtransmission Applications

Date: 21-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
LineWise Releases TLL-500A Triple Line Lifter for Subtransmission Applications

May 21, 2019 — LineWise introduced its new TLL-500A triple line lifter for subtransmission applications.

The new product is designed to be a low-cost, lightweight solution for supporting three phases of energized conductors between 34.5 kV to 72.5 kV. The four main components of the TLL-500A are easy to assemble on the jobsite. The steel mast, which contains a turntable that allows it to swivel up to 15° left or right, quickly pins to digger derrick adapters. The heavy-duty steel cross arm includes wear pads for maximum durability.

Custom Equipment Introduces ZT-1630 Hy-Brid Lift

Date: 22-04-2019 / Author: abrumm

April 22, 2019 – Custom Equipment LLC introduced the ZT-1630 to its Zero-Turn Series of lifts.

A compact scissor lift with precision maneuverability, the ZT-1630 is the tallest offering from Hy-Brid Lifts, delivering a 16-foot platform height and a working height of 22 feet. The lift was previewed at the 2019 ARA Show in February in Anaheim, California.

JLG, Dana Partner on Electric Axle for Aerial Lifts

Date: 17-04-2019 / Author: kscally
Dana logo

JLG Industries and Dana Incorporated announced their collaboration at the 2019 Bauma in Munich to develop an advanced Spicer Electrified e-Axle for the next generation of MEWPs as part of JLG's electrification initiative. 

The Spicer Electrified e-Axle features an optimized combination of electrified drive components packaged in a configuration that reduces power losses by up to 20% when compared with traditional diesel-powered drivetrains.

Elliott Equipment Company Updates Material Handling V60

Date: 17-04-2019 / Author: kscally
Elliott Equipment V60

Elliott Equipment Company introduced its new V60 material handling aerial work platform, featuring a 63-ft. working height and 1,000-lb. material handling capacity.

The V60 mounts on a non-CDL, 19,000-lb. GVWR chassis for increased driver flexibility. It provides 38 ft. of working side reach and a 30-in. by 40-in. top mounted platform with a 500-lb. capacity material handling jib. The jib quickly converts into a boom tip winch with 1,000-lb. capacity when operated from the ground controls.

Perkins Reveals Hybrid Engine Technologies at 2019 Bauma

Date: 17-04-2019 / Author: kscally
Perkins Engines hybrid-electric technology

Perkins introduced new technologies focused on hybrid and electric power solutions to meet the specific needs of construction machines at 2019 Bauma in Munich.

The range of technologies are developed to add real value to OEMs as they design the next generation of off-highway machines. The hybrid-electric, hybrid-mechanical, and hybrid-hydraulic power technologies complement Perkins existing 0.5- to 18-liter range of diesel engines.