The MT 732 utility telehandler has a reinforced boom capable of lifting up to 7000 lbs, maximum lift height of 22 ft, 8 in., and maximum forward reach of 13 ft, 9 in. A load placing system features dual-linked joysticks, providing both lift and place construction controls and agricultural style loader controls on the same machine. The directional control of the transmission is integrated into the joystick, which allows for singlehanded operation.
- Manitou North America Inc., 800-433-3304, www.us.manitou.com
Reaching the hard-to-reach
The Traverse T8044 telehandler features 70-in. of horizontal boom travel at every lift height, which lets operators lift and land loads in hard-to-reach locations. The product has a lift capacity of 8000 lbs and a lifting height up to 44 ft 6 in. A frame sway feature offers an industry-leading leveling of 12 deg to the left or right, and allows leveling of the machine and load simultaneously when working over rough and uneven terrain.
- Pettibone, 800-467-3884, www.gopettibone.com
Lifting four stories
The Model 842 telescopic handler is a four-story machine with a 42-ft lift height. This 8000-lb machine includes pilot-operated joystick controls, tilt cylinder, and optional work platform system with a radio remote boom control available. Additional features include a rear-axle stabilizer cylinder and axles with internal wet disc brakes that dissipate heat more efficiently
- Mustang Mfg. Co. Inc., 800-562-5870, www.mustangmfg.com
The GTH-1048 and GTH-1056 rough terrain telehandlers have been redesigned to maneuver in tight spaces, with a turning radius of less than 14 ft. Both have a maximum lift capacity of 10,000 lbs. The GTH-1048 has 31 ft of outreach and lifts 6000 lbs to 48 ft, and the GTH-1056 has an outreach of 40 ft and lifts 4000 lbs to 56 ft. Both are controlled by single joysticks and offer three steering modes: crab, coordinated, and front-wheel.
- Genie Industries, 800-536-1800, www.genieindustries.com
Working confined jobsites
The RS5-19 telescopic handler has a turning radius of 11 ft and an overall height of 6 ft, 4 in., making it able to maneuver in low buildings and confined jobsites. The boom reaches up to 19 ft and can lift 5000 lbs. The spacious ROPS/FOPS canopy has a 360-deg view, and two direct mechanical joysticks control the boom and fork tilt. A hinged hood on the side of the machine provides easy access to the 64-hp Deutz diesel.
- Gehl Co., 800-628-0491, www.gehl.com
Handles 6700 lbs
The V638 VersaHandler lifts up to 6700 lbs of material three-stories high. The three-stage boom provides a maximum lift height of almost 39 ft. Its unitized frame flexes less than a conventional rail frame model. The telehandler can be ordered with a canopy or an enclosed cab with heating and air conditioning. Operation is simple with a single, loader-style joystick that controls lift and tilt functions.
- Bobcat, an Ingersoll Rand Co., 866-823-7898, www.bobcat.com
Auxiliary hydraulics have been added to the SkyTrak Model 10054 telehandler for added versatility through the use of many attachments. The telehandler features a lift capacity of 10,000 lbs and a maximum lift height of 53 ft, 2 in. The ZF drive train uses axles with heavy-duty inboard wet brakes for extended disc and pad life. The telehandler includes a rear axle stability system.
- JLG Industries Inc., 877-554-5438, www.jlg.com
Telescopic material handler
Powered by a turbocharged 110-hp engine, the VR-843C telescopic material handler has a 43-ft lift height, forward reach of 28 ft, and reach below grade of 2 ft, 10 in. Hydraulics provide control of the load throughout the boom lifting range, resulting in accelerated telescopic action. A single joystick comes standard on this 8000-lb lift capacity machine.
- Ingersoll Rand, 877-472-7263, www.ingersollrand.com