More features for more efficiency
Material handling equipment manufacturers aver that their new range of products launched will deliver higher levels of productivity and reliability. They will be positioning their products as per customer requirements in conjunction with the desired product support.
At Conexpo US 2017, Haulotte showcased its new HT85RTJO and HT85RTJ Pro rough terrain Telescopic boom lifts. It also displayed its new Star 13 Picking & Star 20 vertical masts, HA46RTJ rough terrain articulated boom, HT67RTJ rough terrain telescopic boom, 6543A trailer mounted boom, 6543A trailer mounted boom, Optimum 1931 AC Electric scissor lifts and Compact 2632E scissor lifts.
The New HT85 series of Rough Terrain Telescopic Boom comes with an outreach of 78 feet 2 inches; and an ‘Activ Lighting’ safe load system, claimed to be offered for the first time by the company for the global markets. The system features lighting on several points of the machine, making loading and unloading easier. The product also features Haulotte’s ‘Activ Shield’ bar 2.0, which is an secondary guarding system for the operator from an entrapment situation. The equipment has an optional dual load capacity.
According to Haulotte, HT 85 can accommodate an extra 40% of the equipment weight. Oscillating axle, hydraulic differential wheel lock, high ground clearance and grade-ability upto 40% are the added features. HT85RTJ Pro which is a 4 wheel drive and 4 wheel steer machine also comes
Having made technical advancements and adding new features in their material handling equipment in recent months, manufacturers are now eyeing sales in global markets. P.P. Basistha takes a look.