New quiet pallet truck
12 December 2012
Jungheinrich has launched the EJE 116 electric-powered pallet truck, which is designed for use at sites where noise levels need to be kept to a minimum - such as retail outlets in residential areas. The pedestrian con
The pedestrian controlled truck uses Silent Drive technology, with noise reduced to 59 dB(A).
The reduction in noise emissions has been achieved by a number of technical modifications to the truck, including the introduction of a lownoise pump which automatically turns off when the desired lifting height has been achieved and eliminates the sound that can sometimes be heard when electricpowered stackers reach maximum lift height.
"The Silent Drive option is ideal for retail outlets in built-up areas where deliveries are received early in the morning," says Jungheinrich UK marketing manager, Craig Johnson.
"It allows supermarkets and other retailers to be 'good neighbours' by cutting noise levels when goods arrive in the early hours."