12 December 2012
New from Yale Europe Materials Handling is an engine powered cushion tyre VX series. Initially available in the UK, France and Germany, the unit could soon extend to other countries to meet demand. Using a cushion t
Using a cushion tyre results in more compact forklift truck for greater manoeuvrability when operating within tight aisles. This is especially valuable to customers who have applications where load capacities have increased, but the existing aisle width cannot easily be increased to accommodate a higher capacity lift truck.
As a result of the launch of the new series, Yale can now provide a compact truck with the ability to handle increased capacity loads in smaller spaces.
For example, the load capacity that can be handled by the compact truck can be 3.5t compared to the 2.5t of a conventional counterbalance truck operating in the same aisle width.