Model for light loads
12 December 2012
Hyster has released the H2.0-2.5CT series which is designed for relatively light use environments. The series is available in both diesel and LPG iterations. Hyster has launched a new series of diesel and LPG forklift
Hyster has launched a new series of diesel and LPG forklift trucks designed for light to medium duty applications.
The H2.0-2.5CT series will join the flagship Fortens range in the materials handling equipment brand's diesel & LPG forklift product offering.
"Hyster now has an entry level IC forklift truck," explains Tom Pickering, senior product strategy manager. "The CT-series retains the Hyster reputation of being a tough and reliable truck, yet offers features suited to lighter materials handling duties in less demanding applications." Only available with 2,000kg or 2,500kg lift capacity, the CT series includes many of the proven components and features available on the Fortens range. Featuring a 2.6L Yanmar diesel engine or 2.0L Mazda LPG option, it includes a powershift single speed cast aluminium transmission, drum brakes, fully welded robust frame and pneumatic shape solid tyres.
"This truck will be suitable for a section of the 2.0-2.5 tonne market. Our distribution partners can help businesses strike the right balance between the new CT-Series and the Fortens range, based on hours and use," says Pickering. "For example, the CT may suit an intermittent 15-20 hours a week operation in a retail outlet with flat surfaces, while a continuous pallet network operation should consider a Fortens truck." The CT series features the new FLM80 full suspension seat for maximum comfort and reduced vibration to the driver with easy to operate suspension adjustment control. The truck is designed to provide easy entry and exit, and the controls are within easy reach of the operator. Electronic inching control is also simply adjusted and Hyster is only offering the truck with low-effort cowl mounted hydraulic controls.
The operator has clear unobstructed visibility through the three-stage, full-free lift mast with fork carriage and optional integral sideshift. The truck is compact with excellent control and manoeuvrability, says Hyster, and various options are available including lights and fork lengths.
Similar to all Hyster products, there is easy access to components for serviceability and the truck provides a low cost of operation if specified correctly, according to use.