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Deutz Diesel Engine Debuts in Skyjack Telescopic Handler

Date: 18-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine

NORCROSS, Ga. – Skyjack’s new compact telescopic handler introduces the high-torque, 75-hp, Tier 4 Final Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine. 

Both the SJ519 TH telescopic handler and the Deutz engine debuted at the 2018 ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.

Liebherr, Magni Partner on Slewing Drives for Telehandlers

Date: 12-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Magni telehandler

The Liebherr Components division and Magni Telescopic Handlers Srl signed an agreement for the delivery of drives for Magni machines.

Liebherr will introduce its three-stage slewing drives to the telehandler market, which will enhance the precision and stability of RTH machines.

Tiresocks Improves DripDiaper Design, Eases Installation

Date: 10-04-2018 / Author: kscally
DripDiaper
DripDiaper redesign

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Tiresocks Inc. redesigned its DripDiapers, which protect surfaces and finished flooring from fluid leaks caused by construction equipment, to allow for easier installation of the product.

The new DripDiapers include a set of neodymium magnets and clip-and-hook bungee assemblies to create convenient installation attachment points, eliminating slip and reducing the risk of improperly attaching bungee hooks to moving machine parts. This also allows unimpaired operation of machine pothole protectors.

NexSys Battery Enhancements Reduce Charge Time for High-Capacity Lift Trucks

Date: 28-03-2018 / Author: kscally
NexSys Battery

READING, Pa. – EnerSys expanded its NexSys battery line, designed for Class I, II, and III applications including high-capacity lift trucks, to include configurations that can fast-charge in just under an hour. 

The NexSys line now features proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, which can be charged to work for up to 16 hours.

The batteries provide energy throughput of up to 160% in a 24-hour period. They also offer extended life cycles exceeding 1,500 cycles at 60% Depth of Discharge (DOD).

Redesigned Merlo Rotating Telehandler Cab Enhances Operator Comfort, Safety

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Merlo Roto MCSS
Merlo Roto MCSS

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Merlo redesigned the cab of its Roto MCSS rotating telehandler line, featuring a modular design with 360° views and a new air venting and filtration system to optimize operator comfort and safety.

The widest-in-class cabs are engineered with special mounts to reduce vibration. Seats offer independent suspension, and the split door opens a full 180°.

Merlo’s Roto MCSS models offer a 360° slewing turret, independent and jacking stabilizers, and capacity to lift and move loads at height.

New Multi-Purpose Microcrane Features Compact, Portable Design

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Microcranes Inc. introduced its new hydraulic pick-and-carry portable crane, the ISO-certified M1 Global model.

The M1 Global design fits through 36-in. doorways, narrow aisles, and inside elevators, yet expands to boom up to a 22-ft. tip height.

Requiring no license for operation, it is rated at 2,000 lbs. (905 kg) and has a hook height of 20’3” (6.1 m). It is 30-in. (762 mm) wide and weighs 1,800 lbs. (816 kg) with 300 lbs. of removable counterweights.

New Software Gives Dual Identity to Jekko’s Updated SPK60 Mini-Crane

Date: 22-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Jekko SPK60
Jekko SPK60

The revamped version of Jekko’s SPK60 mini-crane features innovative control software that allows it to both work in tight spaces with precision and yet perform pick-and-carry operations in rough terrains.

Find U.S. Battery Dealers Faster with New Web Locator System

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally
U.S. Battery Website

CORONA, Calif. – U.S. Battery Manufacturing created a new dealer locator system on its www.usbattery.com website.

The new dealer locator page is faster, easier to use, and designed to drive potential customers to a dealer-branded “mini site” where additional images, marketing promotions, featured U.S. Battery products, and direct contact information to expedite sales are all available.

Serious Labs Unveils Virtual Reality Training Simulator for Aerial Equipment

Date: 13-03-2018 / Author: fmotz
scissor lift vr simulator

Serious Labs, an Edmonton-based developer of virtual reality (VR) solutions for training and operations of heavy equipment including cranes and aerial boom lifts, launched its new Aerial Virtual Reality Training Simulator at the IPAF Summit/IAPAs.

The simulator combines Serious Labs’ new scissor lift modules with its boom lift modules to provide a comprehensive aerial operator training solution for the rental industry.

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Ultra Low-Profile Explosion Proof LED Light

Date: 07-03-2018 / Author: fmotz

Larson Electronics LLC, industrial lighting expert, released a new extra low-profile explosion proof LED light fixture, which is a reliable and effective replacement for traditional hazardous location luminaries. The explosion proof LED is paint spray booth approved, holds ATEX and IECEx certifications, making it ideal for paint booths, oil rigs, offshore applications, manufacturing and chemical storage and other explosive environments.

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